Callie Crossley


Callie Crossley is the host of Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, which airs on Sunday evenings on WGBH. Her weekly commentaries air Mondays during Morning Edition. Crossley is a frequent commentator on television and radio programs, both national and local — from CNN and NBC Nightly News to WGBH-TV’s Beat the Press and Basic Black. She has two Harvard Fellowships, from the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, and from the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Crossley was a producer for Blackside Inc.’s Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, which earned her an Oscar nomination, a National Emmy, and the Alfred I. DuPont — Columbia Award (Gold Baton). For Boston Public Radio, Crossley has earned the 2016 Best Commentary award for Tomorrow Is Not Promised: Life After Hurricane Katrina, from the Public Radio News Directors, the 2015 Salute to Excellence Award for a compilation of commentaries, Observations on Ferguson: America’s Racial Ground Zero, from the National Association of Black Journalists, and the 2014 Associated Press, Edward R. Murrow, and Clarion awards for her radio documentary, Witness to History: WGBH’s 1963 Coverage of the March on Washington.

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