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.
U.S. farmers face a growing season plagued by uncertainty about demand for their crops amid the COVID-19 crisis that is battering the global economy. As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, record low grain stocks in China, historically one of the largest importers of U.S. crops, isn’t translating into increased purchases despite agreements reached in recent trade negotiations.
The contest to nominate a Democrat to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the November general election comes to South Carolina on Saturday ((February 29th)). As VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, former Vice President Joe Biden is counting on the support of African Americans who make up a majority of Democrat Party voters in the state to help him break through with a much-needed win.