Kathleen McNerney joined WBUR in 2008, where she began as a freelancer in the newscast unit. She has worn many hats at the station since then. Kathleen has worked as both the production assistant and senior news writer for Morning Edition, where she wrote, reported and produced WBUR newscasts and updated WBUR.org. She has worked as the field producer for Morning Edition and would occasionally fill in as the senior producer of Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
Before joining WBUR, Kathleen completed a year of volunteer service in El Paso, Texas, with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. She spent most of her time there teaching English as a second language, facilitating empowerment and art therapy workshops at various women’s shelters, and assisting with Border Immersion Experience programs along the United States-Mexico border.
Kathleen graduated summa cum laude from Fordham University, where she worked for WFUV as a reporter and news anchor. Kathleen was part of WFUV’s award-winning coverage of the 2006 elections, for which she covered former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer. She also was awarded first place for best student newscast from Public Radio News Directors International in 2006.
The documentary “Oil and Water” chronicles an Amherst teenager’s crusade to help Ecuadorian communities sickened by oil drilling and oil spills.
While the disease has been studied for 30 years, researchers still have many questions about the causes and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
The new book “Rose Kennedy: The Life And Times Of A Political Matriarch,” out July 15, uses newly released documents and letters to tell the story of the Kennedy matriarch.
Before Boston workers remove the makeshift memorial and put the items into the city archives, hundreds of people came to Copley to pay their respects and remember the bombing victims.
The issue of whether to allow the $1.2 billion resort casino on the former Monsanto Chemical site is a divisive and personal one for some residents.
As the Bruins try to pull further ahead of the Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup finals Wednesday night, former Bruins goalie Gerry Cheevers sizes up Tuukka Rask.
Retired federal Judge Nancy Gertner gives an insider’s perspective on the challenges of presiding over a complicated, high-profile trial such as the case of James “Whitey” Bulger.
A former drug runner in South Boston, John “Red” Shea recalls the betrayal of finding out James “Whitey” Bulger broke a major rule of the underworld.
When Probate and Family Court Chief Justice Paula Carey takes over the state Trial Court system in July, she will be in charge of a system stretched thin and troubled by scandals.
A Boston University journalism professor retold the story of three WWII plane crashes, the survivors and the modern day hunt to recover three of the men who died.
Citing missteps, an aide to the Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign is calling for a sea change in how the Republican Party conducts politics in the next presidential election.
A Cambridge company, along with the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, are launching a program to help veterans transition to civilian workplaces.
Wind energy is a leading component of the Patrick administration’s economic recovery plan. State officials hope the Wind Technology Testing Center in Charlestown will be a boon for the state’s clean energy sector.