Erik Campano is formerly local host of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered at WSHU in Fairfield, Connecticut. He also anchored weekend news at WNYC Public Radio in New York City, and filed nationally for National Public Radio and Marketplace from American Public Media. Campano was also afternoon news anchor at WSTC/WNLK in Norwalk, Connecticut. He has also hosted and reported the world news and reported on French culture at Radio France Internationale, and contributed as an editor at France24 Television, both in Paris. Prior to this he was a reporter and host of the world news at Deutsche Welle Radio, the international broadcasting wing of ARD (German Public Broadcasting). His journalistic work on third world development spurred an interest in humanitarian medicine, and he studied biomedical sciences at the University of Paris between 2009 and 2011, finishing the première année commune aux études de santé at the University of Paris-Descartes. He is continuing his study in the sciences at Columbia University in New York. Campano completed his undergraduate work in 2000 in Symbolic Systems at Stanford University in California, and spent the following year in Hakodate, Japan, with Stanford’s Volunteers in Asiaprogram.
First Place, Feature Reporting, Radio, Connecticut Associated Press, 2008
Second Place, News Feature, Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists, 2008