is a foreign correspondent at National Public Radio. She has also worked as CNN’s Johannesburg bureau chief. Hunter-Gault joined NPR after 20 years with PBS, where she was national correspondent for “PBS NewsHour.” She began her career as a reporter for The New Yorker; worked as a local news correspondent in Washington, DC; and was Harlem bureau chief for The New York Times. Her numerous honors include two Emmy Awards and two Peabody Awards. Hunter-Gault also was the recipient of the Journalist of the Year Award from the National Association of Black Journalists and was inducted into their Hall of Fame. She is a frequent contributor to TheRoot.com and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Her latest book is New News Out of Africa: Uncovering the African Renaissance (Oxford University Press).