Connie Kargbo

About Connie

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 Recent Stories

World Jan 18

How exactly do you count Africa’s elephants?

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…

Arts Jun 21

Violinmaker uses CT scans, 3D lasers to hone craft

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.

Science May 17

International ad campaigns aim to reduce rhino horn demand

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…

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