Beverley Abel

Beverley Abel has worked in public media for more than twenty-five years. Originally from South Africa, she spent a decade in London (UK) producing television documentaries for the BBC, ITV, Central TV and the CBC. In the US, she works in public radio as a producer, editor and host. She is currently Senior Editor for Round Earth Media, an independent production house covering global affairs, that pairs US reporters working abroad with reporters in-country. Previous work includes Producer/Anchor at WUNC radio, Senior Producer at the World Vision Report, Producer for Latitudes (global affairs program) at WAMU; Producer for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting‘s ‘American Graduate’ series (Crossing the Stage), Associate Producer for 8-part Al Jazeera-English TV series (Lifelines) and freelance editor/podcast producer at WBUR radio, Boston. Awards include a shared Peabody award, a Gracie Allen award for Best National Radio Magazine, Edward R. Murrow award, National Federation of Community Broadcasters’ Silver Reel award, and PRX Zeitfunk award for the most downloaded radio documentary (Immigration Uncovered: untold Stories of Moving North). Beverley received her MA in Journalism/Communication from UNC-Chapel Hill, and her undergraduate degree from the University of Cape Town. She lives in Boston, MA and Chapel Hill, NC.