Blasphemy, Free Expression and Journalistic Ethics
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Monica Brady-Myerov is a correspondent at WBUR Radio, Boston's NPR news affiliate station. She was the lead reporter on the clergy sexual abuse scandal and has reported more than 200 related stories. In 2002 she won an Associated Press award for her report on Cardinal Law's resignation. Many of her reports have won awards and they can often be heard on NPR's national news broadcast and Marketplace radio. Brady-Myerov graduated from Brown University in 1989 with a degree in International Relations, and set off to begin her career as a radio journalist in Kenya. She lived in Nairobi, Kenya and worked as a freelancer, reporting for the Voice of America, Radio France International and many other news organizations. After two years, she moved her radio freelance operation to Brazil. In Rio de Janeiro, Brady-Myerov filed reports for ABC Radio News, The Christian Science Monitor Radio and other outlets. Upon returning to the United States in 1993, she worked on Monitor Radio's award winning Morning Edition radio program as a producer/editor and then a reporter in the Washington Bureau. In 1997 she joined National Public Radio's Washington Desk where she covered political stories; then joined WBUR as a Correspondent in 1998. In 1999 she traveled to Albania to report on the Kosovo refugee crisis. In 2000 she returned to the region to do follow-up reports and a documentary on Kosovo. At WBUR she is a general assignments reporter but has a specialty in religion.