Leading up to Expo 2017 starting next month in Astana, Khabar24 aired a segment on the Sacramento STEM Fair which occurred in March. Journalists interviewed students with projects on drought resistant soil, hydrogen based fuel, quantum levitation, and biofuels.
In the second part of the Future Energy series leading up to Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan, Khabar24 covers American elementary school STEM programs at Elliott Ranch Elementary School outside of Sacramento, California. The State Department sponsored Media Co-Op results from a partnership between Khabar24, the US Embassy in Astana, and US Foreign Press Center. Sarah Katz serves as the American field producer.
The Foreign Press Center “Future Energy” Media Co-Op which I produced last month in collaboration with journalist Rauhan Tugumbayeva and cameraman Alisher Dossov has broadcast on Khabar24! Rauhan interviews John Huffaker, the VP of Commercial Operations at OCI Solar Power at OCI’s Alamo1 solar farm and Dr. Brian Korgel, the Director of the Center for Next Generation Photovoltaics at the University of Texas, Austin. This series will air in weekly segments in Kazakhstan leading up to Expo-2017.