Bradley Campbell


I work as a producer at The World. It's my dream gig. Honest. I first became a listener of The World while working a summer job as a landscaper back in the day.

I've been lucky enough to study at the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting, cover the Cape Cod Baseball League for WCAI, and report in the Paris of the Rust Belt for The Cleveland Scene.

When not at work, I enjoy bicycles made by Brian Chapman, beer brewed by Pretty Things, coffee roasted by Heart, and books written by Tony Earley.

I grew up on 11 acres of forest in the rural town of Dallas, OR. I'm still comfortable with a chainsaw. 

Recent Stories

Conflict & Justice

Being labeled a gangster could land you in prison longer, even if you're a regular criminal

In response to gang violence in Los Angeles in the 1980s, California passed a law that allowed for sentencing enhancement — lengthening — if the convicted criminal was a member of a gang. It allows prosecutors to stiffen the sentence for certain types of crimes. But figuring out who's a gang member — and who isn't — isn't always as clear-cut as it sounds.