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 27, 2016
The Cherokee Nation, one of the largest Native American tribes, has become the first community in the U.S. to set a goal of eliminating hepatitis C from its population. Tribe officials plan to screen 300,000 members, whose prevalence of infection for the virus is five times the national rate, and treat them with drugs that have proven 90 percent effective. NewsHour’s Stephen Fee reports. Continue reading →
February 21, 2016
More than 100 tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma last year, and a new multi-million-dollar grant to four universities in the heart of Tornado Alley may lead to better information about where and when severe weather may strike. NewsHour’s Stephen Fee reports from Oklahoma. Continue reading →
December 27, 2015
After more than 200 days at sea, a British-born adventurer became the first person to row solo, nonstop from North America to Australia on Sunday. NewsHour’s Stephen Fee has the story. Continue reading →
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 →