Amelia Templeton

Hometown : Portland, OR

Dream Interviewee : Anyone with a good land line

(Other) Favorite Radio Shows : This American Life, BBC’s The World, On the Media

Amelia Templeton began working on War News Radio in January 2005. She reported on environmental health risks in Iraq, the boom in business for Iraqi travel agents, and what happens when you dial a wrong number to Baghdad.

Amelia grew up in Portland, Oregon. She graduated from Swarthmore College in 2006 with an honors history major and minor in French. Her studies focused on colonization and development in Africa. Amelia spends her free time acting, kayaking, and calling Iraq.

Email her at amelia.templeton (at

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