Durrie Bouscaren is an Istanbul-based reporter covering migration, health care, and climate change in the Middle East and Turkey. 

Bouscaren’s work regularly airs on The World from PRX, National Public Radio, and various podcasts.

See: Up First with Steve Inskeep, March 2020

She is well versed in breaking news coverage and live hits, working both individually and as part of a reporting team. In the spring of 2020, Bouscaren followed a group of Uyghur parents using TikTok and whisper networks to find information about their missing children in China for This American Life.

See: This American Life: A Phone Flickers in the Dark

Bouscaren can work in English or French, and speaks Turkish at a B2 level (CEFR). Before moving to Turkey, she worked as a reporter for local NPR stations in Iowa and St. Louis. She is a 2013 graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.


Click here to see her CV.