Carolyn Presutti is an Emmy, Silver World Medal, AP Broadcaster’s Best of Show, and Clarion award-winning television correspondent who works out of VOA’s Washington headquarters. She has also won numerous TV, Radio, Multimedia, and Digital awards for her TV/Web coverage of Muslim Portraits, The Syrian Medical Crisis, Haiti, The Boston Marathon Bombing, Presidential Politics, The Southern Economy, Google Glass & Other Wearables, and the 9/11 Anniversary. Presutti was VOA’s Nathanson Scholar to the Aspen Institute and VOA’s delegate to the U.S. government’s Executive Leadership Program (ELP).
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Voice of America has been following two U.S. representatives to document their challenges and successes during their first year in Congress, in our project called "Climbing the Hill." Join us to see how Republican Pete Stauber of Minnesota's 8th District, divides his time between Washington and his district where his wife and four children live while he works in Washington. VOA's Carolyn Presutti shows us how this former police officer and professional hockey player transitions to politician.
A war of words continues between U.S. President Donald Trump and a powerful Democratic lawmaker investigating the Trump White House, Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland. The president has criticized the legislator's Baltimore district in comments that many have denounced as racist. Today, like many urban centers, Baltimore struggles to deal with racial unrest, crime, economic inequality and high unemployment. VOA's Carolyn Presutti visited Baltimore and has this report.
Between 2000 and 2010, an estimated 248,000 children — some as young as 12 — were married in the U.S. Studies show most teens who are forced into marriage face financial strain and divorce. VOA's Carolyn Presutti introduces us to two teens who had very different experiences.