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Cathryn Poff

Fellows Spring 2005
KRON TV-4, San Francisco

Cathryn Poff is a special projects producer at television station KRON-4 in San Francisco, where she covers political, social and environmental issues. She has also reported extensively on Latino culture for the nationally syndicated show "Latin Eyes." Cathryn was an associate editor of The Map Catalog and The Nature Catalog, both published by Random House. She lived in Niger for two years as a Peace Corps volunteer, and has a master’s degree in environmental science from Yale University and a bachelors from Smith College. Cathryn was a spring 2005 IRP Fellow and reported on long-term Liberian refugees in Ghana.


  • Fridaywear

    Catherine Poff reports from Ghana where the textile industry is under attack. An avalanche of imported second-hand clothes and inexpensive Chinese fabrics have flooded the marketplace, threatening to eliminate local textile and...

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