Selena mostly produces, sometimes directs, comes up with fun series ideas, and loves to report for NPR's Morning Edition. Read more here, and see recent pieces below.

Tribute To Omar Sharif

Remembering Omar Sharif, A Star In Two Skies

The Two-Way

Legendary Egyptian actor Omar Sharif has died at the age of 83. He became a global star in the 1960s with films like Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago — but his career started in Cairo.

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Why Don’t We Track Planes Like Ships?

Listeners To NPR: Why Don't We Track Planes Like We Do Ships?

Science

Geoff Brumfiel, the physics guy on our science desk, helps us land on the right answer.

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VIDEO: Talking While Female

For starters: Your voice is too squeaky, too loud; it lacks authority, is grating or obnoxious or unprofessional. Why is talking while female such an offense?

Borderland: Dispatches from the U.S.-Mexico Boundary

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In March 2014, I drove the entire length of the U.S.-Mexico border with Steve Inskeep, Nishant Dahiya, Kainaz Amaria, and historian Ana Minian. We came back with 22 radio pieces, a bunch of tumblr posts, anecdotes about getting pulled over by the border patrol, and an incredible app.

 

A Golden Age of Film Star Dies

Oscar And Academy Award-Winning Actress Joan Fontaine Dead At 96

Remembrances

Film star Joan Fontaine died Sunday at age 96. She was best known for her roles in films directed by Alfred Hitchcock, including Suspicion, which earned her an Academy Award in 1941.

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Cook Your Cupboard!

Confused In The Kitchen? Share A Photo, Get Some Help

Food

In our new community cooking series, share your strange and surplus foods with each other — and more importantly: Get and give advice!

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