Stephen Fee is a producer and on-air reporter for PBS NewsHour Weekend. Since joining the broadcast in January 2014, he's reported on the obesity crisis in Mexico, the safety risks of the US shale oil boom, and the debate over terminally ill people using experimental drugs, among other stories.
Previously Stephen worked as the United Nations correspondent and a New York-based reporter for global news agency Feature Story News, covering the diplomacy behind the Syria crisis, the UN's handling of cholera in Haiti, as well as superstorm Sandy and the Boston Marathon bombings.
In addition to the weekend and weekday editions of PBS NewsHour, Stephen's reporting has appeared on France24, SABC South Africa, Radio New Zealand, CCTV America, and Channel NewsAsia. He started his journalism career as a broadcast desk assistant at The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer and previously lived and worked in Budapest, Hungary.
Stephen graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University and is a member of NLGJA.
Stephen's Most Recent Stories
- March 6, 2015
Since last fall, the laws governing assisted suicide — even in states where the practice is legal — have continued to evolve.
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- February 22, 2015
In Asheville, N.C., and other cities across the country, funding cuts for the federal government’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program have meant that private nonprofits are left to fill in the gaps. Continue reading →
- January 24, 2015
A growing number of jurisdictions are banning preliminary questions about job applicants’ criminal records. But advocates suggest a policy that goes a step further: to seal nonviolent, low-level criminal offenses that are more than ten years old, effectively blocking employers from learning about a potential employees criminal record after that time has passed. Continue reading →
- November 25, 2014
Hours after the grand jury’s decision in the Micahel Brown case was made public, fires erupted in Ferguson Missouri. Several buildings and a police car were fully engulfed in flames by 11 p.m. local time. The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports there were more than 60 arrests, 10 businesses damaged and two people wounded by gunshots overnight. Continue reading →
- November 24, 2014
Sunday night, protesters marched peacefully through several neighborhoods across St. Louis, as the national guard and police stood on standby. The demonstrators were anticipating a decision from the grand jury in the shooting of teenager Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. But, on Sunday, no decision came. Continue reading →