A Conversation with Reporter Cristina Quinn

TUE, JAN 21, 2020 (56:34)

The Tavern Talks series with Arjun Singh, hosted at Atwood’s Tavern in Cambridge, Mass., spotlights a wide array of guests, including journalists, authors, local politicians, artists, musicians and specialists of all sorts.

In this talk, WGBH Reporter Cristina Quinn shares the backstory of her recent reporting on video game addiction and public health in Massachusetts.

See Cristina’s story, “When A Gaming Hobby Becomes An Addiction, This Doctor May Have The Solution” (Jan. 14, 2020, WGBH News)

+ BIO: Arjun Singh

Arjun Singh is a producer for Boston Public Radio. A California native, Arjun moved to Boston to study international relations at Boston University. Prior to working at WGBH, Arjun worked at a tech company and for a political campaign.

+ BIO: Cristina Quinn

Cristina Quinn got her on­air start at WGBH as Weekend Edition anchor in 2010 and has done in-depth reporting on innovations in technology, health and social issues. She got bit by the radio beast when living in Japan and asked to host a local weekly radio show titled, “Let’s English!” After 3 years of teaching English to high school kids via Beatles songs, Cristina returned to the U.S. and entered the visual and media arts graduate program at Emerson College where she earned an M.A. in documentary and audio production. She holds a B.A. in journalism from UMass Amherst, where she also minored in Japanese. She grew up in Dorchester and knows what parish you’re from.

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