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
November 22, 2015
Journalists who find themselves covering a tragic story as it unfolds often hear a nagging voice in their heads: What am I doing that’s different? Am I telling my audience anything they don’t already know? Are my questions, is my intrusiveness, causing more harm than good? Continue reading →
November 8, 2015
A 19-year-old domestic abuse victim from Honduras, profiled two weeks ago on PBS NewsHour Weekend, will receive another opportunity to seek refuge in the United States. Continue reading →
June 21, 2015
PBS NewsHour Weekend traveled to Israel to learn more about how Israeli Arabs engage with the political, social and economic landscape. We met three Arab citizens who shared their stories with us. Continue reading →
May 22, 2015
Russell Gold, the author of the book, The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World, and an energy reporter for the Wall Street Journal, joins the NewsHour’s Stephen Fee via Google Hangout to discuss the new federal rules for oil trains. Continue reading →
May 7, 2015
Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson said today that it would tap bioethicist Arthur Caplan of the NYU School of Medicine to lead an independent group overseeing requests from dying patients to use experimental medications. Continue reading →