Reporter and Producer
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.
President Obama is making the stop ahead of a meeting with Democrats in Seattle as well as a fundraiser in San Francisco.
The 33-year-old was one of nine victims of a tragic mass shooting at Umpqua Community College last week.
The tragedy at Umpqua Community College, where 10 died and another nine were injured, is raising questions about what more could be done to prevent mass killings.
At a hearing Wednesday, a Cowlitz County, Washington, judge did not find Kelso teachers in violation of an earlier court order.
Teachers in Kelso, Washington, continued their strike for a fourth day Monday.
Nearly 80 percent of veterans are either overweight or obese. Another quarter suffer from diabetes. Those numbers are higher than the national average for all Americans.
News | Environment | localOPB | Sept. 14, 2015 12:31 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Fire officials say the Horsethief Butte Fire in south central Klickitat County has burned more than 8,000 acres and is 50 percent contained.
Fire officials in Kilckitat County, Washington evacuated 300 residents Sunday after a fast moving wildfire grew to more than 400 acres.
Fire officials in Klickitat County, Washington, evacuated 300 residents Sunday after a fast-moving wildfire grew to more than 400 acres.
TriMet’s board of directors will vote Sept. 16 whether to increase its tax on businesses. Employers pay a tax to the transit agency based off their payroll, which funds 56 percent of TriMet’s $510 million budget.
Media General, which owns Portland CBS affiliate KOIN, announced plans to buy Meredith Corporation, owner FOX affiliate KPTV.