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Julian Hayda

Julian Hayda

Producer, Worldview

Julian is a producer for the Worldview, the long-running daily global issues talk show on WBEZ. Before joining Worldview, he was a regular guest of the show. He was most recently a co-founder of The Euromaidan Journalist Collective, a nonprofit formed to provide news and analysis of the 2013-2014 revolution and ongoing war in Ukraine. A multidisciplinary journalist, Julian directed a feature-length film called Block Four: Chernobyl 2011, and has worked on several multimedia projects in Ukraine, Canada, Czechia, Poland, Slovakia, Italy, and Cuba.

​​A lifelong Chicagoan, Julian is defending an M.A. in International Studies from DePaul University, which is where he also earned his B.A. in Journalism and Digital Cinema Production. Julian won the Robert D.G. Lewis First Amendment Award for Excellence in Journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2015 and was a finalist for the Pinnacle Award for Best Profile Writing in 2015. He spends his weekends touring North America performing with an ensemble that plays the bandura, a 63-strinnged musical instrument. 

Recent Stories

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The Wealthy Promise to “Change the World.” Are they?

“World changing has been co-opted by the rich and powerful,” says Anand Giridharadas.

Worldview

"The Wines Report" From Mexico

Mexico has a rich tradition around alcohol and spirits that’s linked to its colonized past.

Worldview

Puerto Ricanstruction: The Politics of Counting the Dead

As Hurricane Florence descended on the Carolina coast last week, President Trump touted his track record handling the response to 2017’s hurricane season.

Worldview

Milos Stehlik Interviews “American Chaos” Director

Milos talks with Jim Stern. His new film American Chaos follows Stern throughout the country as he interviews supporters of President Trump.

Worldview

Hoping for “Deal of the Century,” U.S. Clamps Down on Palestinians

Palestinian issues have taken the headlines in recent weeks, as the Trump administration has doubled down on negotiating the “deal of the century” with Israel.

Worldview

Is there an Appetite for Democracy in Hungary?

Over the past few years, conservative political parties in many countries have forged coalitions with the far-right.

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Crisis in Venezuela Earns Varying Degrees of Global Response

The economic crisis in Venezuela has produced one of the worst humanitarian crises in the modern history of our hemisphere.

Worldview

Mayor of Rotterdam Discusses Racism and Sustainable Urbanism

We talk with Ahmed Aboutaleb about domestic politics and some of the challenges he faces as Mayor of Rotterdam.

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U.S. To Sanction International Criminal Court

Today, John Bolton will deliver a speech before the Federalist Society that will recommend the United States sanction the International Criminal Court.

Worldview

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Legacy in a “Global City”

Critics of Mayor Emanuel have argued that the emphasis on global business only serves the Loop, not more economically disenfranchised areas of the city.

Worldview Podcast

Worldview: September 5, 2018

Worldview’s Special Coverage of Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate Confirmation

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Worldview’s Special Coverage of Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate Confirmation

President Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court could have broad implications for civil and human rights at home and abroad.

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Global Notes: World Music Fest 2018

This year marks the 20th Annual World Music Festival Chicago that will take place September 7-23.

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Ex-Vatican Ambassador Accuses Pope Francis of Reinstating Abusive Bishop

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò is part of a conservative circle of bishops that have criticized of Pope Francis’ supposedly liberal shifts in catechism.

Worldview

Puerto Ricanstruction: Sustainable Agriculture and Decolonization

Post Hurricane Maria, eighty percent of Puerto Rico’s agricultural crops had been destroyed according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Worldview

Remembering John McCain’s Foreign Policy And Political Life

Senator John McCain, a perennial voice for interventionist foreign policy and two-time presidential candidate, has died. He was 81.

Worldview

1968: Lessons from Mexico’s Tlatelolco Massacre

Like in Chicago, Mexican authorities didn’t want activists spoiling their big event.

Worldview

Renowned Priest Calls For Mass Resignations After Child Sex Abuse Scandal

Father James Martin, the editor-at-large at America Magazine, says bishops need to be held more accountable if they cover up sex abuse.

Worldview

E.P.A. Admits New Coal Pollution Rules May Kill 1400 People Early

Today, President Trump’s E.P.A. released coal pollution rules. Proposals roll back Obama-era regulations on carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

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Puerto Ricanstruction: Plans to Move 3,200 Puerto Ricans to a For-Profit Prison in Arizona

Puerto Rico's fiscal plan included a policy that would offshore one-third of Puerto Rico’s prison population to private prisons in the U.S.

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