Meara Sharma

Associate Producer, On the Media

Meara Sharma is a producer for On the Media, where she often finds herself working on stories about thorny issues in far-off time zones. In December 2014, she and Brooke traveled to Liberia and made a show about Liberian journalists covering the Ebola epidemic. Before landing at OTM, Meara studied comparative literature at Brown University, researched art and reconciliation in Rwanda, tutored elementary-schoolers in Providence, produced a radio series in India, and worked at WBUR, Boston's NPR station. In addition to radio, Meara writes and edits literary journalism and occasionally makes dances.