Connie Kargbo
Associate Producer, NewsHour Weekend

Connie Kargbo

Connie Kargbo has been working in the media field since 2007 producing content for television, radio, and the web. As an associate producer at PBS NewsHour Weekend, she is involved in all aspects of the news production process from pitching story ideas to organizing field shoots to scripting feature pieces. Before joining the weekend edition of PBS Newshour, Connie was a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand where she trained Thai English teachers.

Connie's Most Recent Stories

  • December 24, 2016

    When skaters built a park in an industrial area of Portland beneath the Burnside Bridge 26 years ago without the city’s permission, they did not anticipate the major housing developments that are taking shape there today. Now, what has become a subculture cornerstone is now under pressure — even as some developers say they will respect that history. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker reports. Continue reading

  • January 18, 2015

    Ask any researcher or conservationist how many elephants are in Africa and you will be hard-pressed to get an exact number. But now, in what is being heralded as the largest survey since the 1970s, scientists will try to answer that question by conducting an aerial and on-the-ground census of all of Africa’s elephants. Continue reading

  • June 21, 2014

    Brooklyn violinmaker Samuel Zygmuntowicz has been crafting stringed instruments for about 30 years, and is increasingly using modern tools like computerized tomography and 3D laser vibration scans to perfect his instruments. Continue reading

  • May 17, 2014

    While park rangers are fighting the battle with poachers on the ground in South Africa, over the past few years ad campaigns by conservation groups have also been hitting airwaves and websites in consumer countries to discourage the consumption of rhino horn. Continue reading