Nadia Ramlagan covers the Southeastern and Appalachian region for Public News Service (Kentucky, West Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee), and co-produces 2022Talks, a national newscast tracking U.S. politics and elections.
She previous produced for The Center for Emerging Media and The Marc Steiner Show, a daily public affairs public radio program in Baltimore, MD.
She's also produced long-form radio documentaries and is currently in the process of working on a film.
Nadia studied at the University of Edinburgh, American University, and Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies. Nadia lives in Louisville, Kentucky.
Kentucky gubernatorial candidates raised more than $44.6 million in 2023, setting a nominal record.
Recent research shows the Appalachian region could see a future wave of climate-related migration. Early findings point to the need for robust infrastructure investments to support a potentially growing population.
The prison project in eastern Kentucky would require cutting more than one hundred acres of old-growth forest, worsening the flood risk in a region already prone to severe flooding.
The treatment of race-based stress and trauma continues to be a challenge, and experts say it’s important to focus on increasing advocacy and awareness.