Christina Russo is a freelance journalist. She has worked as a producer for a number of public radio programs, including WBUR’s "On Point," KQED's “Forum," and WNYC's "The Takeaway." Christina also freelances for Yale Environment 360, where her written work focuses mainly on wildlife conservation issues. She is the co-producer, with WBUR, of the nationally syndicated documentary on American zoos, From Cages to Conservation. She has written numerous articles about animals, including a story about veterinarians caring for donkeys in Ethiopia; a veterinarian saving horses in Sonoma County, CA; and the work of pre-eminent whale biologist Roger Payne for her hometown newspaper, The Gloucester Daily Times. Christina is currently receiving her MS in Animals and Public Policy at Tufts University.