About Hannah @hannahyi
Hannah Yi is a Producer with PBS NewsHour Weekend. Her responsibilities include producing, shooting and editing for the show. Previously she was a Producer for the national PBS news magazine show Need to Know. She also worked for the ABC News Longform Documentary Unit and on the CNN show Anderson Cooper 360°. Hannah earned her M.S. degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and her B.A. degree in Communications and English from the University of Pennsylvania.
Hannah’s Recent Stories
Nation Aug 21California wildfires take a toll on firefighters
A fire that burned through 58 square miles and destroyed 103 residences in southern California last week is now 83 percent contained, even as six other wildfires continue burning around the state. The NewsHour Weekend's Mori Rothman reports the toll…
World May 07What I learned being an American tourist in North Korea
Thinking about taking a trip to North Korea? Here's what it's like to be an American tourist in Pyongyang.
Nation Apr 09Should people convicted on unsound science be given new trials?
World Apr 26This is how Internet speed and price in the U.S. compares to the rest of the world
Even though the Internet was invented in the United States, Americans pay the most in the world for broadband access. And it’s not exactly blazing fast. So why are Americans paying more for slower service?…
Nation Mar 29Are millennials missing out by scrapping cable TV subscriptions?
Over the past five years, 3.8 million American homes have opted to cancel their cable subscription or not sign up at all.
Nation Feb 14Illegal crossing: See the confiscated weed at the Colorado-Nebraska border
Since Colorado started legally selling recreational marijuana just over a year ago, law enforcement along the Nebraska border are busier than ever, as eastward drivers attempt to leave the state with everything from rolled joints to psychedelic glass pipes to…
Nation Dec 13See how a historic drought has changed California’s landscape
Heavy rain, snow and wind has been pummeling California over the past week in one of the strongest storms to hit the West Coast in years. But the downpour won't be enough to chip away at the state's persistent drought,…
Politics Nov 01Stand by your fam: Will political kin mean ballot box win?
If you happen to be running for political office, your family name can be an asset -- especially if you live in one of the battleground states in this year's midterm elections.
Politics Sep 28Why are GOP heavyweights flocking to Kansas?
In this year's midterm elections, Republican incumbents Sen. Pat Roberts and Gov. Sam Brownback are facing tough races with potentially game-changing outcomes. That's why celebrities of the Republican base are swooping in to help rally the Kansan electorate.
Nation Sep 20What’s it like inside one of Colorado’s largest pot dispensaries?
Marijuana is a pungent plant. And a tour of one of Colorado's largest pot dispensaries led NewsHour Weekend through all of its stages: from baby buds to pre-rolled joints.