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Shahla Farzan

Science Podcast Editor | American Public Media

Shahla Farzan is a PhD ecologist and science podcast editor at American Public Media.

Before her stint at St. Louis Public Radio as a reporter, Farzan worked at KBBI Public Radio in Homer, Alaska. She also spent six years studying native bees, eventually earning her PhD in ecology from the University of California-Davis.

In 2020, Farzan 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.