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Andrea Wenzel

Fellows Fall 2011

Andrea Wenzel is a producer, editor, and media development consultant based in Washington, D.C., where she is currently working with WAMU American University Radio to develop a new global affairs program, Latitudes.

From 2008-2010, she worked in Afghanistan as projects and training manager for the BBC World Service Trust. Prior to that, Wenzel spent nearly a decade at WBEZ Chicago Public Radio, producing the global affairs program “Worldview.”

She has also worked with Internews Network in Sri Lanka, as a Fulbright Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana, and as a consultant for an NGO producing media programs addressing sectarian conflict and gender-based violence in Iraq. She has a BA and MA in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago.

Follow a live feed of her tweets, articles, and reports from Thailand.


  • Displaced in Thailand

    In most of Thailand, the majority of people are Buddhists. But in the Southern-most provinces, the majority are Malay-speaking Muslims. Malay militants want to separate from the Thai state, saying it doesn...

  • Using Islam to Counter Jihad in Southern Thailand

    A group of men, most wearing Muslim prayer caps, stand at attention. At the front of the room, an imam leads the group as they shout, "I will sacrifice everything, even my...

  • Bridging the Religious Divide in Thailand

    For our Geo Quiz, we want you to name the southern-most part of the Asian mainland. The answer is the Malay Peninsula. It's the long finger of land that includes parts...

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