Adelina Lancianese Adelina Lancianese is a Kroc Fellow at NPR.

Adelina Lancianese

Kroc Fellow

Adelina (Addie) Lancianese is a 2017 NPR Kroc fellow. As a Kroc fellow, she has produced for NPR's Weekend Edition, and she will be joining the Investigations Unit to help report on rural America for her next rotation. Adelina is a graduate of Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C., where she majored in Culture & Politics and minored in Justice & Peace Studies. Adelina wrote a senior honors thesis entitled The New News: News Producers, Internet Technologies, and the Politics of Electronically Mediated Discourse. She served for two years as program assistant for the American Pilgrimage Project, an audio storytelling partnership between Georgetown and StoryCorps. Adelina has been a freelance reporter for The Washington Post, 100 Days In Appalachia, and the Beckley Register-Herald. She has contributed to two books about West Virginia history and culture. Adelina worked as an administrative assistant in NPR's content administration department before her fellowship, assisting with Think.Public.Media.

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Michel, joined on the couch by longtime pet Blade and service dog Lizzy, says at least three male service members assaulted or molested her between 1990 and 2005. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Veterans Struggling After Sexual Assault Increasingly Turn To Service Dogs

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Shifts in temperature are leading to shifts in the wedding industry as bakers, photographers, florists and the couples they serve think about how to beat the heat on this all-important day. JGI/Daniel Grill/Getty Images/Blend Images hide caption

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Say 'I Do' Without The Sweat: Wedding Pros Share How They Beat The Heat

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Teachers visit the Baltimore Teacher Supply Swap, perusing racks of educational posters and tubs of rulers. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Teachers Turning To Free Supply Shops To Outfit Their Classrooms

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At Supply Swap, A Teacher's Discarded Blackboard Is Another's Blank Slate

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Brenda J. Faulkner, co-founder of The Truman Foundation, sits with her dog Truman at the Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans annual conference in Tyson's Corner, Va. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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David Zatezalo, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, was asked about the advanced black lung epidemic at a congressional hearing in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 6, 2018. Huo Jingnan/NPR hide caption

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Black Lung Study Finds Biggest Cluster Ever Of Fatal Coal Miners' Disease

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Singer-performance artist Poppy attends the 7th Annual Streamy Awards in September, when she won the Breakthrough Artist award. Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Is Poppy?

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A Look Behind The Scenes As Haunted Houses Try To Get The Perfect Scream

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