Carmen Munir Russell-Sluchansky covers politics for WHYY News. His award-winning work has appeared in a variety of print, television, and radio outlets including National Geographic, The Hill, NBC News, PBS, ABC News, the BBC, al Jazeera, The China Post, and the Washington City Paper. He previously produced and hosted the internationally broadcast radio news show and podcast “Due Diligence,” covering national campaigns, the White House, Congress, and the Supreme Court.
He has reported from around the world including China, Japan, Haiti, Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East, mostly focusing on human rights and the environment. His documentary on Haitian restaveks — children indentured as domestic servants — was funded by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
Carmen previously chaired the International Correspondents Committee at the National Press Club and holds degrees from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Georgetown University Law Center.