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Lydia Emmanouilidou is an independent multimedia reporter based in Athens, Greece, and Boston, Massachusetts.
She began her journalism career as part of NPR’s Investigations unit, where she contributed research and reporting to multiple award-winning series. Emmanouilidou has also worked as a producer and reporter for NPR member station WGBH in Boston. There, she covered higher education and local news. Most recently, she served as a staff reporter for The World, where she covered technology until she was selected to be the program's foreign correspondent in Athens.
In 2021, Emmanouilidou’s reporting on Lesbos Island refugees was recognized with a national Edward R. Murrow Award. As a Pulitzer Center AI Accountability Fellow, she is working on stories about border technologies in Europe and the U.S.
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