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Hana Baba

News Reporter/Host

Hana Baba is the host of Crosscurrents- the award-winning weeknight newsmagazine of NPR station KALW Public Radio in San Francisco. She also enjoys producing content focused on immigrant life, communities of color, race, identity, culture, and religion. Her work also appears on NPR, PRI, BBC, OZY, and more.

Hana also co-hosts the award-winning and podcast The Stoop, which tells stories from across the Black diaspora. A daughter of Sudanese immigrants, she explores intersectionality, and the rich and varied life experiences within African diaspora communities.

Her work has won awards by the San Francisco Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists of Northern California, the National Association of Black Journalists, and she was recognized as a Bay Area African Cultural Icon by the California Assembly.