Meghan Collins Sullivan
Meghan Collins Sullivan is a senior editor on the Arts & Culture Desk, overseeing non-fiction books coverage at NPR. She has worked at NPR over the last 13 years in various capacities, including as the supervising editor for NPR.org – managing a team of online producers and reporters and editing multi-platform news coverage. She was also lead editor for the 13.7: Cosmos and Culture blog, written by five scientists on topics related to the intersection of science and culture.
In 2011, Meghan was one of six U.S. journalists awarded a Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Fellowship grant, with which she reported on challenges faced by abandoned children in Romania two decades after the fall of communism.
Prior to working with NPR, Meghan was assistant managing editor and deputy editor of the Washington Post's website, supervising the 24/7 breaking news desk. She also previously reported for CNN/Money and has written for other news outlets — including the Washington Post, National Geographic, Time, World Affairs and The Financial Times — from Mexico and Central Europe, as well as in the U.S. She graduated from College of the Holy Cross and earned a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
In an effort to boost vaccination rates among a skeptical public, Bulgaria has opened up COVID-19 inoculations to all who want them — with many waiting in line for hours to receive a first dose.
The U.S. has lost more than 120,000 people since the coronavirus started sickening Americans five months ago. Here we remember a few of those who continued working during the pandemic, serving others.
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, many are being touched by the deaths of family and friends. We'd like to share your memories of loved ones you've lost who kept working to serve others.