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Shuka Kalantari

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Bay Area, California
Freelance Reporter — BBC, Freelance, NPR, Public Radio International
Covers:  immigration, iran, lgbt health, latino community, lgbt issues, refugees, middle east, health, world music
Doesn't Cover: sports

Journalist. Podcast producer. Covering immigrants & health/science. Iranian-American momma. Stories: @bbcworld @pritheworld @kqed @whyythepulse @philtalkradio

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Freelance radio reporter.

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@skalantari — 2,079 followers, 9,278 tweets

Aug 16, 2017

Inspired by 1999 "Summer of Hate." 2 white supremacist brothers set 3 Jewish centers on fire, firebombed abortion clinic & killed gay couple https://t.co/kRtOzXIMvt

Aug 16, 2017

@nedasoc Substitute plain yogurt for maast-o-khiar and we can start a nostalgic food club!

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I interned at a glossy magazine called "San Francisco Downtown." They have since folded.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

I have access to contacts and resources from across the world at my fingertips.