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.
Conflict & Justice
Turkey's deadliest terrorist attack threatens to turn into war. Turkey blames ISIS the bombing, but then bombs or an anti-ISIS Kurdish militia group.
Lee Sang-hyeok is better known as "Faker." And in the high stakes world of professional gaming, he is unstoppable. But if he's like other players, his reign might be short.
Arts, Culture & Media
Frederick Forsyth wrote about spy missions and plots to kill foreign leaders. Many of these adventures are thanks to his father, a man who stood-up to British snobbery.
Russian state television is broadcasting updates on their military campaign in Syria. This includes weather reports explaining why October is a great time to bomb. Dr. Strangelove would be proud.