Prior to This American Life, Alissa worked as a production executive at Warner Bros. Before that, David worked at the Statesman Journal as a reporter, editor and columnist in Salem. He has worked as a freelance reporter and researcher since 2007. And the role of some pretty senior figures, including cabinet secretaries, was to chime in and agree with whatever the president had just said, rather than offering candid advice. What if nobody writes back to my message? Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, the most widely heard program on business and the economy — radio or television, commercial or public broadcasting — in the country. Jack and his wife moved from Seattle to Portland in 2016. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 2016 with a degree in journalism.
In 2006 Brooks was awarded a Knight Wallace Fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he spent a year of sabbatical studies focusing on urban violence and wrongful convictions. Send Conrad the best story ideas. Tony previously worked as the web editor for Investigative Reporters and Editors, a journalism nonprofit based in Columbia, Missouri. So a question facing voters in the general election is whether they want to stay the course in hopes of further improvement or whether they think it's time to change direction. She likes to play with and blog about her two young children in and around Portland where she and her husband make their home.
She's also written about music for online publications and has translated both fiction and nonfiction. This Excel wizardry reminds me a bit of! Each episode breaks down a big idea, using Planet Money's style of witty entertainment-journalism. Jan has deep experience creating digital strategies for broadcasters. He thinks that the world has taken advantage of America for too long, and it's time for America to be tougher and gruffer and more assertive and more selfish. A few reporters on other desks occasionally cover the topic as well.
Ryan's reporting experience ranges from international government and business to sports and fitness. Beth is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. But plenty of other studies have found minimal effects. Both shows are heard by more than 14 million people each month around the world. Planet Money Shorts consists of six episodes, each of which is less than five minutes. It has yet to be approved by Congress.
Bradley graduated cum laude from Ohio University with a degree in journalism and an African Studies certificate. Thorn grew up in San Francisco, California, where he attended the University of California, Santa Cruz, and cofounded The Sound of Young America while working for the campus radio station. Sunk cost fallacy—we feel a certain investment in a person or activity and we feel the need to see it through. In addition to her on-air role, she was the interim music director and hosted a weekly, local music show. From 2007 to 2009 she was a Refugee Policy Analyst with Human Rights First in Washington, D.
In his free time he laughs it up with his wife and two daughters. She was an associate producer with the public television documentarian Loni Ding in San Francisco. Planet Money was the first to report the small print in the that allowed deviation from the original. Murrow Award for Best Feature Reporting as well as the Florida Associated Press Award for the Best Newscast. Jason Sauls Announcer Jason Sauls is the midday announcer at Oregon Public Broadcasting. Nadia Reiman has been making radio since 2005, when she started covering Capitol Hill with a minidisc recorder and no journalism experience for a small Spanish-language politics show. David Rennie: On trade deals, for example, he seems to think that if there's a deal between, say, Mexico and America, if the Mexicans seem to be doing well out of the deal at all, then that shows you that others are taking advantage of America.
A year after —citing several of the reasons echoed by Gudenkauf—and a resulting , The New York Times earlier this month that it added an editor and three reporters to focus on the topic exclusively. The night's general theme, of course, was that this is an economy badly in need of a Republican makeover. She is also a freelance journalist for the. Cassandra has been immersed in Columbia River issues since she started reporting for The Daily Astorian newspaper in 2006. He is who he is.
He has worked with several public broadcasting organizations, including Eugene, Monterey, and , where he hosted talk shows, reported and produced news stories, raised funds and assisted in engineering. Jackson School of International Studies and a master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business. Brian first came to This American Life as an intern, rejoined the staff as a producer in October 2011, and became senior producer in 2015. Their daughter was born a year later and is proud to be a native Portlander. Brian is also the host and co-creator of our podcast series.
During her tenure she has covered six presidential elections — in 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012. Her journalism honors include a nod for best use of sound in a major market from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated, a Georgia Associated Press award for best radio documentary, and various awards for investigative and enterprise reporting from the California Newspaper Publishers Association. Previously, Jeff covered state and national politics for The Oregonian for nearly 32 years. MacGregor Campbell Writer and Animator, Digital MacGregor Campbell is a science writer and animator based in Portland. Samantha is a proud native Oregonian and will gladly provide recommendations for the best restaurants in her hometown of Hillsboro. Ben returned to the show in 2017. Kim holds a bachelor's degree in broadcast news from West Virginia University.
She spent her younger days as a film-nerdy video store clerk, and remains a source of unsolicited movie recommendations. Geoff lives in Portland with his wife. Jenn Chavez Fill-In Announcer Jenn Chavez is an announcer with Oregon Public Broadcasting. Jan's work has been honored with an Edward R. He split his childhood between the mountains of Colorado and the valleys of Oregon and, prior to journalism, spent a number of polyphonic years directing publicity for the band Pink Martini.