Kira Kay

Visiting Lecturer in the Humanities Council; Ferris Professor of Journalism (Fall 2018)


31C Joseph Henry House


Kira Kay is the creator and director of the Bureau for International Reporting, a nonprofit news organization dedicated to the coverage of overlooked foreign issues and regions. Through the BIR she serves as a special correspondent for PBS NewsHour, making regular appearances on the show as a producer of international stories focused on human rights, peace, and security.

Kay has won many major journalism awards, including a Robert F. Kennedy International Journalism Prize and an Emmy.

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