“Planet Money” hires Beras as a host/reporter
She previously was at Marketplace covering wealth and poverty, aging and other beats for Marketplace’s programs.
She previously was a freelancer contributing radio stories to a variety of outlets. including NPR newsmagazines and Scientific American podcasts. She has written for National Geographic, NewYorker.com and other publications.
She has been awarded grants and fellowships from Radio Television Digital News Association, National Association of Science Writers, The International Center for Journalists, Third Coast International Audio Festival and others.
Beras has reported internationally from places as varied as The Democratic Republic of Congo and Switzerland and is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.