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Doualy Xaykaothao

Fellows Spring 2006
Freelance radio journalist

Doualy Xaykaothao is a reporter and producer, based in Seoul, covering news from Asia for NPR News. She worked for NPR News in Washington from 1999 to 2003, as a staff producer of the Newscast Unit, which won a 2001 Peabody Award for newscasts about the September 11, 2001, attacks. In 2003, she reported from Southeast Asia for NPR, Free Speech Radio News and other U.S. public radio networks. In Asia she covered the SARS epidemic, the bird-flu crisis, conflict between Muslims and Buddhists in southern Thailand and the Indian Ocean tsunami. She was an Annenberg Fellow for NPR member station KPCC in Los Angeles in 2007 and was a producer with NPR’s “All Things Considered” before moving to Seoul in early 2009. She was raised in Texas and educated in New York at Ithaca College and SUNY Empire.


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