For today’s episode, Esty speaks with Jacob Kushner, an investigative journalist currently reporting from Nairobi, about African and Afro-Caribbean politics.
Jacob Kushner is an investigative journalist with experience in East/Central Africa and the Caribbean. He holds degrees in journalism and Latin American studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a master’s degree in political journalism from Columbia University. Jacob has written for The New Yorker, the Associated Press, the L.A. Times, Newsweek, and many other publications. Several of his investigations have been supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
On Thursday, November 15, the University of Wisconsin–Madison is hosting a meet & greet with Jacob Kushner, 2:30 – 3:30 PM in the Nafziger Conference Room, 5055 Vilas Hall (821 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706). The event is free and open to the public.
Note: We edited this episode due to phone connectivity issues but were unable to completely fix the audio, so you may hear interference noises near the end of the interview.