The media today plays a crucial role in our lives—it keeps us informed and updates us on events that shape our world. In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing society, what is the role of a reporter? Ray Hershel sits down with veteran journalist Miles O’Brien, science correspondent for the PBS Newshour, who shares his professional journey from a local TV news reporter to public media journalist. O’Brien also shares how a college history major ended up reporting on science, technology, and aerospace news. 

This interview originally aired on November 29, 2019.