Rebecca Haggerty, Producer
During a ten-year tenure at NBC News, Rebecca Haggerty produced numerous prime-time documentaries with Tom Brokaw as well as segments and specials for “Dateline NBC,” “NBC Nightly News” and the “Today” Show. She has produced and edited documentaries for cable and public television and served as a Knight International Press Fellow in Eastern and Central Europe. Rebecca is the recipient of several journalism awards, including an Emmy for coverage of the crisis in Darfur, and citations from the Overseas Press Club Citation and the Society of Professional Journalists. She holds a master’s in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Video + Interview
Moroccan single moms cope with hostility, shame
Young Muslim women who become pregnant out of wedlock face intense pressures, and are often shunned, scorned and shamed.
Posted: September 9, 2009 14:19
From the Field
Women in Morocco blend tradition and fashion
Worldfocus producer Rebecca Haggerty is currently reporting from Morocco and explores the meaning behind the country's clothing -- from tight jeans to heavy headscarves -- in a blog and slideshow.
Posted: May 1, 2009 14:00
Canada’s free health care comes with long lines
Though Canada's universal health care model has effectively cut administrative costs, the system comes with flaws -- long lines have sent some Canadians to private clinics.
Posted: January 29, 2009 13:29
Canada’s hospitals cut the paperwork, emphasize care
Canada has worked to cut administrative costs attached to medical care. Now, basic health care is universal and, in most parts of the country, free -- and remarkably little paperwork is involved.
Posted: January 28, 2009 14:27
In the Newsroom
As migrant money drops, Mexican villages worry
Producer Rebecca Haggerty reports from two Mexican hillside villages about the local effects of the U.S. economy's downturn.
Posted: October 20, 2008 23:47
U.S. money to Mexico slows
Money flowing from the U.S. to Mexico has dropped to its lowest level in 13 years, impacting local economies.
Posted: October 20, 2008 23:32