Mil Arcega is a dynamic, award winning journalist with nearly three decades of experience in print, television and radio news. Mil was born in Manila, Philippines. He began his radio and television career in Western Canada and later moved to the United States to join NBC in 1997. As an anchorman and reporter in the nation’s capital, Mil has covered some of the biggest stories of the last two decades. He currently hosts VOA’s weekly news magazine, “The Correspondents” and is a senior economics and business reporter.
Ebola is again spreading quickly in several African countries, with the Democratic Republic of Congo in particular peril. VOA's Plugged In traveled with U.S. health officials in mid-September to the epicenter of the outbreak, along the country's remote northeast border. The U.S.-led delegation brought hope and medicine to the region, but serious challenges remain. Mil Arcega was on the trip and reports from the DRC.