Beverley Abel , originally from South Africa, spent a decade in London producing TV documentaries for the BBC, Channel 4, ITV and CBC. In the US, she completed a Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina –Chapel Hill. She was a producer at NPR affiliate WUNC for several years before becoming Senior Producer of the World Vision Report. During her tenure, the show won 23 prestigious national awards, including two Edward R. Murrows, and a Gracie award for the Best National Radio magazine program. Her recent work includes Latitudes, a global affairs series for WAMU in Washington DC, documentaries for WUNC/CPB (The American Graduate series; Returning to Haiti) and an 8-part TV series for Al Jazeera (English).