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Durrie Bouscaren is an Istanbul-based reporter covering migration, politics, 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 is a member of the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR) and the Foreign Media Association of Turkey (FMA). She speaks Turkish at a B2 level (CEFR), and a decent amount of French. 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.

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