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Carlos Mejia

Digital Producer

Carlos Mejia is a Digital Producer for WNPR.

With more than a decade of print and digital media experience, Carlos has written for and edited stories at Fatherly, ESPN, WWE, Men’s Journal, Muscle & Fitness, Maxim.com and more.

Carlos has developed original content and engaging stories ushering hundreds of thousands of clicks, culminating in a Sports Emmy nomination in 2014.

Carlos was raised in Brooklyn, New York and studied Journalism and Media Studies at Hunter College in New York City. He lives in Plainville with his wife Karla and their two daughters Penelope and Daisy.

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ICE returned 3,800 ancient artifacts, including cuneiform tablets, cylinder seals, and clay bullae, to the Republic of Iraq. The artifacts were smuggled into the U.S. in violation of federal law and shipped to Hobby Lobby Stores.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

When the Green family, the owners of the Oklahoma-based arts and craft store Hobby Lobby, purchased thousands of artifacts from dealers in the United Arab Emirates in 2010, it was believed many of the objects were looted from archaeological sites in Iraq. 

Jennifer Pharr Davis

This spring, thousands of hikers will embark on the 2186-mile trek from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine on the Appalachian Trail. It takes a skilled hiker to complete the trail in 5-7 months, but Jennifer Pharr Davis completed the hike faster than any man or woman.

In 2011, Davis achieved the fastest known time to complete the trail in forty-six days, eleven hours and twenty minutes. 

Sara Wise

Xhenet Aliu may be new to the literary world, but she’s already one of the most well-received authors of 2018. A native of Waterbury, Conn., Aliu’s critically acclaimed debut novel, Brass is a byproduct of growing up in the Brass City.

Library of Congress

Chances are you’ve never heard of Constance Baker Motley.

Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Thurgood Marshall are all known for their historic work in the Civil Rights Movement, but Motley -- who was right there with them -- isn’t.