People

  • Anna King calls Richland, Washington home and loves unearthing great stories about people in the Northwest. She reports for the Northwest News Network from a studio at Washington State University, Tri-Cities. She covers the Mid-Columbia region,...

  • Annalisa Quinn is a contributing writer, reporter, and literary critic for NPR. She created NPR's Book News column and covers literature and culture for NPR.

    Quinn studied English and Classics at Georgetown University and holds an M.Phil...

  • Bonnie Petrie is a proud new member of the news team at WUWM. She is a reporter who - over her twenty year career - has been honored by both the Texas an New York Associated Press Broadcasters, as well as the Radio, Television and Digital News...

  • Earthfix Reporter

    Jes Burns is the Southern Oregon reporter for EarthFix, a public media collaboration covering energy and the environment in the Northwest.  Based in the JPR newsroom, Jes provides stories to stations throughout the Northwest. She previously...

  • Keith Woods is NPR Vice President for Diversity in News and Operations.

    He leads the development of NPR's vision and strategy for diversity as a member of the Executive Leadership Team. His focus: to help NPR and member stations...

  • Kira Hoffelmeyer is the inaugural KLCC intern under the Charles Snowden Program for Excellence in Journalism. She's a 2016 graduate from the University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication. Kira loves all things coffee, sushi,...

  • Melissa Gray is a senior producer for All Things Considered.

    She is the curator of the ongoing series Found Recipes and was the woman behind the

  • Nick Fountain is a producer on Planet Money. Previously, he produced and directed NPR's Morning Edition. The hours were terrible, but the work was fun: He produced interviews with

  • Parth Shah grew up in North Carolina and graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in May 2015. During his undergraduate studies, Parth produced radio features for his school's news magazine Carolina Connection and founded Monsoon, a South Asian American...

  • Ravenna Koenig is a producer and director for Weekend Edition. Before joining the show, she interned at WNYC's On The Media and Benjamen Walker's Theory of Everything podcast. Since joining Weekend Edition in...

  • Rob Schmitz is the Shanghai Correspondent for NPR.

    From 2010 to 2016, Schmitz was the China Correspondent for the public radio business program Marketplace. Schmitz has won several awards for his reporting on China, including...

  • Ryan Kailath is WWNO's Coastal Reporter. He has reported for NPR and APM, as well as public radio stations in California, Texas and New York. He has also produced stories for podcasts like PRI's Afropop Worldwide, WNYC's Note to Self and...

  • Regional Reporter

    Tom Banse covers business, environment, public policy, human interest and national news across the Northwest. He reports from well known and out–of–the–way places in the region where important, amusing, touching, or outrageous events are...

  • Wendy Rigby is a San Antonio native who has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. She spent two decades at KENS-TV covering health and medical news. Now, she brings her considerable background, experience and passion to Texas Public...

  • William Dobson is the Senior Supervising Editor of NPR's International Desk. He manages a team of correspondents across the globe committed to delivering powerful stories and authoritative reporting on international politics, economics, and...