Reporter and Producer
Conrad Wilson is a reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Prior to coming to OPB, he was a reporter at Minnesota Public Radio. Before that he ran the news department at an NPR affiliate in Colorado. His work has aired on Marketplace and NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered. He has also written for Mashable, The Oregonian, Business Week, City Pages and The Christian Science Monitor.
Conrad earned a degree in international political economics and journalism from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
Conrad is an avid photographer and loves spending time in the snow or on a trail.
He’s a former Bureau of Land Management employee who told other jurors “I am very biased” during their deliberations.
Former Portland Police Chief Larry O’Dea was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury for shooting his friend during a hunting trip in Harney County earlier this year.
U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown said she won't immediately dismiss a juror in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation trial, after that person was questioned about personal bias.
Jurors in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge trial deliberated for a second day without reaching a verdict. Outside the federal courthouse, Bundy supporters gathered Monday.
In an interview from prison, Ryan Payne explains why he's trying to reverse his guilty plea.
The jury began discussing the case on Thursday before leaving for the weekend.
Closing arguments continue Wednesday for seven defendants who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge this year. The trail is coming to an end after nearly six weeks of testimony.
Closing arguments began Tuesday for the seven defendants who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge earlier this year.
OPB's Kate Davidson and Conrad Wilson talk about the final moments of the trial before the case goes to the jury — including new revelations about government informants.
The defense rested its case Monday afternoon in the trial of seven people who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. The prosecution followed with a relatively short rebuttal case. Jury instructions begin Tuesday.
The trial of Ammon Bundy and six others defendants who occupied Malheur National Wildlife Refuge will likely go to the jury later this week. But the defense wants more information first.
The occupiers argue the federal government can’t manage public lands as well as state, counties or private entities. But that’s a pretty big political fight and a move environmental and conservation groups oppose.
David Fry, the last man standing in the 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, took the stand Friday appearing to try to set himself apart from other occupiers.
The trial for seven occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge could go to jury deliberations as soon as Tuesday, Oct. 18.
U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown criticized the defense for what she sees as disorganization, after attorneys complained of not having enough time to assemble their case.
In a Wednesday court filing, the attorneys for Malheur refuge occupation leader Ryan Payne wrote their client wants to “withdraw his plea of guilty and to proceed to a trial by jury.”
On the newest episode of “This Land Is Our Land,” we look into David Fry’s troubled youth, his mental health issues and what radicalized him.
Tuesday morning included testimony from an FBI informant, a psychologist with knowledge of David Fry's mental health, and an odd occurrence of a husband questioning his wife on the stand.