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The George Foster Peabody Award 2007

"Crossing East: First Asians in America" was the first public radio series to tell the history of Asian immigration to the US. Produced by Dmae Roberts Managing Editor: Catherine Stifter Engineer: Clark Salisbury. Hosted by George Takei and Margaret Cho.

Edward R. Murrow Award for News Documentary

"Dealing with Diabetes" was reported by Pauline Bartolone, edited by Catherine Stifter and Alan Ray, Produced by Paul Conley, Multimedia Reporter Andrew Nixon

The AHJC Award for Excellence in Health Care Journalism in the Public Health category - awarded by Association of Health Care Journalists

"Dealing with Diabetes" was reported by Pauline Bartolone, Edited by Catherine Stifter and Alan Ray, Produced by Paul Conley, Multimedia Producer Andrew Nixon, Hosted by Pamela Wu

Catherine Stifter's Blog

Capital Public Radio launched its multimedia documentary series with a personal, in-depth look... more »
posted 03/01/13
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posted 02/25/13

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Catherine Stifter's Work

Reporters covering stories of people in stressful situations can find themselves struggling with "vicarious stress" and "compassion fatigue." Taking time to practice self-care and mindfulness can help reporters process their own emotions, even as they bear witness to others' difficulties.

When reporters strive to foster community engagement, it not only stands to make for better journalism, but it can actually improve the well-being of the community.

Unyque Jackson started kindergarten in Oakland. Her parents divorced when she was five. And Unyque moved to the San Joaquin Valley where she lived in her father’s house and was raised by her grandmother.