Now Playing:


Reporter and Producer

Conrad Wilson

Conrad Wilson is a reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting, covering Southwest Washington based in Vancouver.

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.

Contact Conrad Wilson

Recent Articles

Business | News | local | Environment

Q&A: Vancouver Oil-By-Rail Environmental Review

OPB | Nov. 24, 2015 4:33 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Washington state released a detailed report Tuesday assessing the environmental impact of a proposed rail-to-marine oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver.

Energy | Uncategorized | Transportation | Environment

Environmental Review Is Out On Vancouver Oil-By-Rail Project

OPB | Nov. 24, 2015 9:30 a.m.

Washington state has released a detailed environmental assessment of a proposed oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver.

Business | News | local | Economy | Environment

Washington State To Issue Report On Vancouver Oil Terminal

OPB | Nov. 23, 2015 3 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Washington state is scheduled to release a detailed environmental assessment Tuesday of the proposed oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver.

Sports | News | local

Timbers Playoff Run Continues Sunday Against FC Dallas

OPB | Nov. 21, 2015 12:52 p.m.

The Portland Timbers face off against FC Dallas Sunday at Portland's Providence Park in the first leg of Major League Soccer’s Western Conference Championship.

News | local

Black Student Reports Attack On Portland Campus After Racist Threats

OPB | Nov. 21, 2015 8:53 a.m.

Officials at Lewis & Clark College say a student was assaulted on campus early Saturday morning.

Business | Food | News | Economy | Health

CDC Says More States Report E. Coli Linked To Chipotle

OPB | Nov. 20, 2015 3:44 p.m.

Six states now report cases of E. coli linked to Chipotle restaurants. In addition to Oregon and Washington, cases have been reported in Minnesota, New York, Ohio and California. 

News | local

Storms Prompt Gov. Inslee To Declare State Of Emergency

OPB | Nov. 18, 2015 12:30 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

In Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency a day after storms killed three people.

News | NW Life | local

Oregon AG Apologizes To Profiled DOJ Employee

OPB | Nov. 17, 2015 10:27 a.m.

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum publicly apologized Tuesday to an employee at the Oregon Department of Justice who was profiled.

Business | News | Economy | Science

Port Of Vancouver To Build Life Sciences Center

OPB | Nov. 16, 2015 2:32 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

The Port of Vancouver, Washington, announced Monday it will start construction on a new life sciences center.

Business | Food | News | local | Health

Chipotle Reopens Most NW Stores After E. Coli Outbreak

OPB | Nov. 11, 2015 6 p.m.

Chipotle started reopening its restaurants in the Northwest Wednesday. The company closed 43 locations late last month after health officials linked them to an outbreak of E. coli.

News | local

Oregon DOJ Employee Gathered Info On #BlackLivesMatter Tweeters

OPB | Nov. 10, 2015 4:25 p.m.

That surveillance included the Department of Justice’s own director of civil rights, Erious Johnson.


Oregon Officials: No Source Found For E. Coli

OPB | Nov. 10, 2015 7:23 a.m.

Chipotle said in a statement Tuesday that it plans to reopen 43 closed stores in Oregon and Washington "in the coming days with a fresh supply of new ingredients."

Sports | News | local

Timbers Face Vancouver Whitecaps In MLS Semifinal Match

OPB | Nov. 6, 2015 3:49 p.m.

The Portland Timbers face off against the Vancouver, B.C., Whitecaps Sunday in the second leg of Major League Soccer’s Western Conference Semifinal.

Business | Food | News | local | Health

First Test Results Fail To Link Chipotle To E. Coli Outbreak

OPB | Nov. 6, 2015 1:33 p.m.

Investigators are testing food samples from Chipotle restaurants in the Northwest for E. coli. But so far they haven’t found anything.

Business | Food | News | local | Health

E. Coli Outbreak Shows Vulnerabilities Of Big Chains Using Local Food

OPB | Nov. 5, 2015 7:25 p.m.

Heath officials in Washington and Oregon are in the midst of an investigation into the source of E. coli linked to Chipotle restaurants. 

News | Politics | local | Economy | Elections | Business

Candidate Against Oil Terminal Wins Port Of Vancouver Election

OPB | Nov. 5, 2015 3:15 p.m.

Eric LaBrant has won the race for the Port of Vancouver commissioner, beating candidate Lisa Ross.

Food | News | local | Health

E. Coli Cases Inch Up In Washington

OPB | Nov. 4, 2015 10:14 a.m.

Health officials in Washington say the number of E. coli cases linked to Chipotle restaurants has increased to 29 people in that state. 

Politics | News | local | Elections

Clark County Posts First Batch Of 2015 Election Results

OPB | Nov. 3, 2015 8:46 p.m.

The first batch of election results in southwest Washington have been posted. But an estimated 30,000 ballots remain to be counted in Clark County.

Food | News | local | Health

E. Coli Cases Linked To Chipotle Increase

OPB | Nov. 3, 2015 noon | Portland

Washington state health officials have identified the specific microorganism responsible for the E. coli outbreak tied to Chipotle restaurants in the Pacific Northwest that has sickened more than 30 people.

Business | Food | News | local | Health

People Made Ill By Chipotle Retain High-Profile Lawyer

OPB | Nov. 2, 2015 9:08 p.m.

Residents in the Northwest who say they’ve been sickened by E. coli after eating at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants have retained a high-profile, Seattle-based attorney.