Brian Zumhagen has been a weekend anchor at WNYC since 2003. His career in journalism started in 1993, with an internship in the press office of the German Green Party’s parliamentary delegation. Brian went on to spend the rest of the ‘90s working as a reporter, producer, and fill-in anchor at NPR member station KQED in San Francisco. He’s returned to Germany several times over the years for reporting projects. Most recently, he won a grant from the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship to produce radio features for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Before coming to WNYC, Brian was a frequent contributor to PRI’s The World. He reported for the program on 9/11 and served as the show’s United Nations correspondent during the run-up to the Iraq war. Brian lives in Queens with his wife and children.
Live Earth at Giants Stadium
Saturday, July 07, 2007
New York, NY —
The Big Green Hoedown called Live Earth is underway in 9 cities and on all 7 continents, including right nearby at Giants Stadium. Former Vice President Al Gore and his crew of producers have put together an all star line-up. The Police, the Smashing Pumpkins, Kanye West and many more have gathered to raise awareness about climate change. Sarah van Schagen is a writer for the online environmental magazine Grist.org. She spoke with WNYC's Brian Zumhagen.