Sylvia Cunningham is the deputy editor at KCRW Berlin and co-host of the weekly current affairs show, "Studio Berlin." She also contributes to weekday newscasts and produces the monthly storytelling show, "The Bear on KCRW Berlin." She first joined the team in October 2017 as a Fulbright grantee.
Before moving to Berlin, Sylvia worked in New York for "NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt." She also contributed to NBCNews.com, covering topics such as the impact of Muhammad Ali’s death on the Louisville community, Michelle Obama’s final commencement speech as First Lady, and blood donation regulations in the aftermath of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Florida.
Renaming the “Mohrenstraße” U-Bahn stop as “Glinkastraße” is facing backlash, with the weekly Jüdische Allgemeine reporting the 19th-century Russian composer the street would honor, Mikhail Glinka, was an anti-Semite.