Part of "Brainwashed?: What Neuroscience Can – and Can't – Tell Us About Ourselves"
A symposium sponsored by the Center for Law, Brain, and Behavior
April 17, 2014 | Joseph B. Martin Conference Center | Harvard Medical School
Meghna Chakrabarti, MS, MBA, is the co-host of Radio Boston, WBUR’s acclaimed weekday show with a focus on news, in-depth interviews with extraordinary people, and analysis of broader issues that have an impact on Boston and beyond. She is also the primary fill-in host for Here & Now, NPR and WBUR’s newly expanded national midday news program. Before taking the helm at Radio Boston in 2010, Chakrabarti reported on New England transportation and energy issues for WBUR’s news department. She also produced and directed WBUR’s national news and talk program, On Point, for five years.
Chakrabarti has won awards from both the Associated Press and the Radio Television News Directors Association for her writing, hard news reporting, and use of sound.
A former fellow at the Metcalf Institute for Environmental Reporting, Chakrabarti holds bachelor’s degrees in civil and environmental engineering from Oregon State University, as well as a Master’s degree in environmental science and risk management from Harvard University. She earned an MBA with honors from Boston University in 2013.