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Shahla Farzan


Shahla Farzan is a reporter at St. Louis Public Radio. She comes most recently from KBBI Public Radio in Homer, Alaska. Before becoming a journalist, Shahla spent six years studying native bees, eventually earning her PhD in ecology from the University of California-Davis. In 2020, she joined APM Reports’ Public Media Accountability Initiative, a team of investigative reporters and editors working to expose neglect, injustice and abuse among powerful people and organizations. Her work for St. Louis Public Radio on drug overdoses in Missouri prisons won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award.