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.
EU foreign affairs ministers agreed last week already to work on sanctions against those responsible for the violence against protesters in Belarus. They also rejected the country’s recent election results.
Berlin schools reopened this week amid fears of a second COVID-19 wave, with about 370,000 students returning to the classroom. What measures are in place to minimize the risk of coronavirus outbreaks, and how are students, teachers and parents adapting to the “new normal”?