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Sandra Hausman

Indonesia 2011
Virginia Public Radio

Sandra Hausman is a bureau chief and editor for Virginia Public Radio. She is based in Charlottesville, Virginia, and oversees the work of six reporters whose stories appear on the statewide network that includes several cities in Virginia, as well as cities in North Carolina and West Virginia. She also produces stories for national and international programs and has produced stories with local angles, such as how the widening of the Panama Canal will impact Virginia, how Virginia wines are selling in Asia, how the concept of a Virginia entrepreneur has taken off in Singapore and how a Virginia Tech plant scientist is helping farmers around the world through his research at the World Vegetable Center in Taiwan. Before coming to Virginia in 2008, Hausman worked in Chicago for many years. In 1994 she began work as a field producer for the Chicago bureau of ABC TV News, and also worked for a variety of radio news organizations. She also was a video producer for the American Medical Association and other health-related clients. Before coming to Chicago, she worked in radio in Columbus, Ohio and at KDKA in Pittsburgh. She has a B.A. in Asia studies and linguistics from Cornell University and an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Michigan.


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