P. J. Tobia
P.J. Tobia is a Foreign Affairs Producer at PBS NewsHour, covering the Middle East and North Africa. He is also the host and producer of the foreign affairs podcast "Shortwave." Prior to this Tobia spent two years in Afghanistan covering Afghan politics, life and the U.S.-led war.
P. J.'s Most Recent Stories
September 1, 2017
For Houston’s undocumented immigrant community, some 600,000 people, Hurricane Harvey has turned anxiety about immigration raids and deportations into a visceral fear to seek shelter. In addition, many who have been impacted by the storm are unable to qualify for government disaster relief. P.J. Tobia reports on how undocumented families are overcoming Harvey. Continue reading →
August 29, 2017
Southeastern Texas has been pushed to the brink, as torrents poured through downtown Houston, aging dams and a levee overflowed and rescue crews worked through the night. Tropical Storm Harvey continues to soak up moisture and is expected to make a second landfall, dumping more rain, on Wednesday. The NewsHour’s PJ Tobia reports from Houston.
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August 16, 2017
President Trump made a series of statements at Trump Tower about the participants in the deadly weekend protests in Charlottesville. The NewsHour’s P.J. Tobia, who was at the protests, offers a fact check on the president’s account. Continue reading →
May 31, 2017
“The blast was so huge that it dug a big crater as deep as four meters,” or 13 feet. Continue reading →