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Meha Ahmad

Meha Ahmad

Senior Producer, Reset

Meha Ahmad is a producer for WBEZ’s Reset. She formerly produced The Morning Shift as well. Before making the switch to radio and coming to WBEZ, Meha worked for the international news outlet Al Jazeera in Washington, D.C. as a news and field producer. There she covered everything from arts and entertainment to U.S. foreign policy to race relations in America. After five years of covering Washington politics, Meha joined The Morning Shift team to help foster conversations that affect her hometown.

Meha holds a B.A. in journalism from Columbia College Chicago. A native of the southwest suburbs, she now calls Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood home and is on the hunt for the city’s best tacos.

WBEZ reporters covering migrants in Colombia and the U.S. detail the vastly different integration efforts in the two countries.
Carbon capture and storage, or CCS, is a big part of President Biden’s push for a greener future.
NU president Michael Schill testified before a House committee on Thursday, alongside the presidents of Rutgers and UCLA.
The Local Government Distributive Fund may sound dry, but local leaders say it plays a crucial role in keeping their cities, towns and villages afloat.
Millennium Park is 20 years old this year—but the idea of it is much older
Police misconduct is an expensive problem for Chicago to have, with tens of millions of dollars being paid out annually to resolve lawsuits.
In 1963, nearly half of all Chicago students walked out of school to protest segregation and inequity in their schools, laying the groundwork for decades of protests to come.
Four colleges in Chicago have set up “Liberated Zones” in solidarity with Gaza.
The federal government is expected to reclassify marijuana as a drug with medicinal value with a lower potential for abuse.
About two dozen student protesters set up tents on Deering Meadow Thursday morning. Police and school administrators responded quickly.
Legendary playwright August Wilson – considered one of the most important Black voices in theater – wrote the story of his life in the play How I Learned What I Learned.
Dr. Steven Potashnick has amassed more than 1,500 toothpicks adorned with gemstones, ivory and more. And he’s written about them in a new book.
A new investigation finds Illinois hospitals routinely send away sexual assault survivors seeking care to hospitals hours away. And it’s legal.
A new report from the ACLU of Illinois and the Women’s Justice Institute details the poor care pregnant women received in jails across the state.
Reset takes a drive down memory lane.