Sean McGinn, Editor

Sean has been working as a documentary, news and narrative editor and videographer for 14 years. As a freelance videographer, he has worked for many local news stations, CNN, Associated Press Television Network and the United Nations, as well as many independent films and documentaries. Sean won an Emmy for photography on a documentary he co-produced on monastic life and has received several other nominations. Outside of news, Sean has worked on lifestyle, entertainment and cultural programming for many networks, including A&E, History Channel, Food Network, E!, ABC and WNET. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Speech and Theatre from Lehman College of the City University of New York.

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The legacy of the ‘Chicago Boys’ lives on in Chile

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The legacy of the ‘Chicago Boys’ lives on in Chile

Chile is among Latin America's most prosperous nations. Some analysts partially attribute the success to a group of economists from Chicago. Worldfocus special correspondent Edie Magnus traveled to Chile earlier this year to explore the lasting legacy of the "Chicago Boys."

Posted: December 9, 2009 16:25   Comments: 10
Housing developments in Denmark slash energy use

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Housing developments in Denmark slash energy use

Worldfocus' John Larson has been reporting on Denmark's forward-thinking energy policy in the weeks leading up to the Copenhagen summit. Here, he visits a housing development outside of of Copenhagen where residents use astonishingly little energy.

Posted: November 30, 2009 17:24   Comments: 9
Efficient Danes use hydrogen cells to maximize wind power

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Efficient Danes use hydrogen cells to maximize wind power

Last week, we showed you how everyday Danes profit from pioneering wind power. But there's a challenge -- how to store that power when the wind isn't blowing. John Larson reports on how Denmark is searching for answers, including building Europe's first "hydrogen neighborhood" -- homes that are powered and heated with the help of hydrogen fuel cells.

Posted: November 24, 2009 17:00   Comments: 11
Taxes curb Danish oil use, promote energy independence

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Taxes curb Danish oil use, promote energy independence

Producer John Larson reports from Copenhagen, Denmark, on how changing lifestyles, taxing energy and subsidizing alternative technologies have reduced the country's dependency on oil and created thousands of new jobs.

Posted: November 5, 2009 18:29   Comments: 20
In birthplace of coffee, Ethiopian farmers plant other crops

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In birthplace of coffee, Ethiopian farmers plant other crops

Because Ethiopian farmers are fragmented and disorganized, they cannot leverage for higher coffee prices. Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal reports on why farmers are deciding to plant corn and khat, a leafy drug that is chewed with stimulating effects somewhere between caffeine and cocaine.

Posted: October 28, 2009 15:06   Comments: 6
Old ways endure in remote rural village in northern Ethiopia

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Old ways endure in remote rural village in northern Ethiopia

Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal travels to a remote village in the highlands of Ethiopia. He observes a traditional way of life that is virtually cut off from the rest of the world.

Posted: October 27, 2009 16:52   Comments: 11
Famine eclipses Ethiopia’s beauty and rich history

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Famine eclipses Ethiopia’s beauty and rich history

Twenty-five years after famine devastated Ethiopia, poverty still mars the country's image. Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal explores another side of Ethiopia. He reports on Ethiopia's people, religion, beauty and explores the relics that dot the landscape in the northern part of the country.

Posted: October 26, 2009 14:26   Comments: 16
Religious minority clamors for legal rights in Indonesia

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Religious minority clamors for legal rights in Indonesia

Correspondent and producer Jamilla Trindle reports from Indonesia, where fundamentalists are posing new challenges to the democratically-elected government and to members of minority religious groups.

Posted: October 22, 2009 17:59   Comments: 7
An unusual weapon in the war against extremism

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An unusual weapon in the war against extremism

Worldfocus correspondent Hoda Osman and producer Rebecca Haggerty visited the North African kingdom of Morocco to report on how many Moroccans - including those in the government - are turning to Sufism as a moderating influence to combat religious extremism.

Posted: October 20, 2009 14:59   Comments: 7
Afghan immigrants find refuge in oil-rich Iran

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Afghan immigrants find refuge in oil-rich Iran

As the world's second largest oil producer, Iran has become a model of stability in the region. It is estimated that approximately 3 million Afghan immigrants in Iran are doing low-skill labor. Richard O'Regan reports from Tehran.

Posted: October 19, 2009 17:27   Comments: 5
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