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Callie Crossley is the host of Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, which airs on Sunday evenings from 6:00 to 7 p.m. on WGBH, 89.7 FM. Her weekly commentaries air Mondays during WGBH’s Morning Edition.


Crossley is also a public speaker and television and radio commentator for national and local programs, including CNN’s Reliable Sources, the PBS NewsHour and PRI’s The Takeaway. She also appears weekly on WGBH-TV’s Beat the Press, examining local and national media coverage, Basic Black, focusing on current events concerning  communities of color, and Fox 25 Boston’s Morning Show.


A former producer for ABC News 20/20, Ms. Crossley is a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow, guest-lecturing at colleges and universities about media literacy, media and politics and the intersection of race, gender and media.


She has two Harvard Fellowships--from the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Crossley was a producer for Blackside Inc.’s “Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years,” which earned her an Oscar® nomination, a National Emmy, and the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award (Gold Baton). For Boston Public Radio, Crossley has earned the AP, Edward R. Murrow and Clarion awards. For Boston Public Radio, Crossley has earned the 2014 Associated Press, Edward R. Murrow, and Clarion awards for writing, producing and co-hosting the hour radio documentary, “Witness to History: WGBH’s 1963 Coverage of the March on Washington.”


Under the Radar

with Callie Crossley


Sunday evenings

from 6 to 7 p.m.

WGBH, 89.7 FM



"Under the Radar with Callie Crossley" looks to alternative presses and community news for stories that are often overlooked by big media outlets.

October 6, 2014 - Program To Curb Child Sex Trafficking

Weekly Commentary

WGBH, 89.7 FM

Mondays during Morning Edition

November 10, 2014 - Ebola: A Nasty Psychological Cocktail

Beat the Press

Friday evenings

at 7 PM on WGBH 2

Streaming on

Basic Black


Streaming on

Media Roundup: a compendium of media appearances

Fox25-TV Boston: "What's in the news?"

9-10-14: Baker v. Coakley, Ray Rice's wife speaks out

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