Franziska Monahan is a journalist and audio producer based in Washington D.C. where she is currently the Story Lab intern at NPR. Previously she has reported for KLCC 89.7 FM, Oregon's second largest NPR station, through the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication's Charles Snowden Program for Excellence in Journalism. She is also a research fellow with the UO-UNESCO Crossings Institute for Conflict-Sensitive Reporting and Intercultural Dialogue. During college Franziska was the senior podcast editor at the award-winning student publication, the Oregon Daily Emerald, where she was responsible for restructuring and expanding the prolific and eclectic Emerald Podcast Network. Franziska has reported internationally from Ghana, Finland, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. Outside of journalism, Franziska enjoys playing and teaching cello and milking goats on her family's organic dairy in Gales Creek, Oregon.
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