Kane Farabaugh is the Midwest Correspondent for Voice of America, where since 2008 he has established Voice of America's presence in the heartland of America.
Farabaugh is an Emmy® award-winning television and radio news journalist, documentary producer and filmmaker, writer, digital content provider, and is a proficient "one-man band" videographer. He has reported from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and has traveled to more than 50 countries covering a wide range of important news events from riots in Ferguson, Missouri, to global warming in the Arctic, to Muslim extremism in Pakistan.
He has covered many of the world's major sporting events including the World Series, Super Bowl, and Olympics, and has interviewed world leaders including Polish President Lech Walesa and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.
Farabaugh's awards include several RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Awards, several AP Awards including Best Enterprise Reporter and Outstanding One Man Band Videographer, the New York Festivals Award, and numerous others.
As the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the historic mission to land humans on the surface of the moon, VOA's Kane Farabaugh presents this reflection of the monumental achievement through the eyes of the NASA astronauts themselves. In exclusive interviews Farabaugh gathered, the men of the Apollo program reflect on the path to the moon, and what lies beyond.
In June 1948, Soviet troops closed all rail, road and river access to the city of Berlin in an effort to choke it off. The move prompted the United States and its allies to come up with a bold plan to supply more than 2 million tons of goods by air to the divided city. As VOA's Kane Farabaugh reports, 70 years after the historic Berlin Airlift ended, many Germans remain grateful to those who provided aid at a desperate time, in a mission that set a precedent for the Cold War and beyond.
The Midwest state of Iowa in the center of the country is at the center of the race for the White House in 2020, as the large field of candidates seeking the Democratic nomination descends upon its 99 counties. The candidates are trying to build momentum and support ahead of nationally televised debates this summer. VOA's Kane Farabaugh reports on the hopes and concerns of Democratic Party voters who will choose a candidate in the Iowa caucuses in early 2020.