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Conrad Wilson


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.

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Recent Articles

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Portland Releases List Of Police Chief Interview Panelists

OPB | July 21, 2017 4:19 p.m. | Portland

The Portland Mayor's Office released a list Friday of community members involved in the city's next search for police chief.

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Portland Mayor Wants To Take Police Deadly Force Issue Before Court

OPB | July 21, 2017 10:22 a.m.

The mayor is expected to file an ordinance Friday that would compel officers to be interviewed within 48-hours of a deadly force incident.

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Critics Of Portland Police's New Deadly Force Rules Want Mayor To Intervene

OPB | July 20, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Portland

A new Portland Police Bureau policy governing how it conducts internal affairs investigations after an officer uses deadly force is drawing strong resistance from some community members.

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6 Candidates Remain In Portland's Search For Police Chief

OPB | July 18, 2017 4:13 p.m. | Portland

Interviews for the Portland Police Bureau's next chief are set to continue this week. Six candidates remain, including current chief, Mike Marshman.

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MAX Double Homicide Suspect: 'No Heroes In This Case'

OPB | July 18, 2017 9:46 a.m. | Portland

A Portland man accused of killing two men and injuring a third on a TriMet MAX train this spring appeared in court Tuesday morning.

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New Tensions Surface Over How Portland Handles Officer-Involved Shootings

OPB | July 14, 2017 2:54 p.m. | Portland

Police reform groups worry changes to police contracts could add days or weeks to the time it takes an officer to make an official report.

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Appoints 8 New Judges

OPB | July 12, 2017 9:27 a.m. | Portland

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has appointed eight new judges to Clackamas and Multnomah County Circuit Courts as well as the state’s Court of Appeals.

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FBI Agent Indicted In Finicum Shooting Hires High Profile DC Attorney

OPB | July 10, 2017 11:29 a.m. | Portland

Indicted FBI Hostage Rescue Team member Joseph Astarita has retained attorney Robert Cary, who is well known for his defense of former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens.

Nation | Politics | local | News

Portland Joins Lawsuit Over Trump's Sanctuary City Order

OPB | June 30, 2017 12:29 p.m. | Portland

The city of Portland has joined Seattle’s lawsuit over the Trump administration’s executive order targeting sanctuary cities.

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More FBI Agents Remain Under Investigation For Finicum Shooting

OPB | June 29, 2017 5:18 p.m. | Portland

One FBI agent is charged while other members of the hostage rescue team remain under investigation for roles in the shooting of Oregon occupier LaVoy Finicum.

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FBI Agent Indicted In Finicum Shooting Identified

OPB | June 27, 2017 10:54 p.m. | Portland

An FBI agent who allegedly lied to investigators about a fatal shooting during the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation has been identified.

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SCOTUS Could Shape Outcome Of Oregon Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case

OPB | June 27, 2017 10:48 a.m. | Portland

The Supreme Court’s decision to hear a case in Colorado involving a baker who refused to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple could resolve a similar case in Oregon.

Nation | local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Judge To Sentenced Malheur Occupier: 'I Don't Want To See You Again'

OPB | June 26, 2017 12:59 p.m. | Portland

Geoffrey Stanek was sentenced to six months home detention for his role in the 41-day long occupation in eastern Oregon.

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Review Clears Judge Who Helped Immigrant Avoid Federal Officers

OPB | June 20, 2017 1:40 p.m. | Portland

A review found Multnomah County Judge Monica Herranz didn’t know she was helping a man who was in the country illegally escape arrest from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.

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Beaverton Strip Club Pays Settlement For Prostituting 13-Year-Old

OPB | June 20, 2017 12:45 p.m. | Portland

The owners of a shuttered Beaverton strip club will pay a $1.25 million settlement for forcing a 13-year-old girl into prostitution.

Land | News | Environment | Politics | local

Judge Halts Lawsuit Over Expanded Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

OPB | June 19, 2017 12:30 p.m. | Portland

A federal judge will allow the Trump administration to complete its review of national monuments before deciding how to move forward with a lawsuit involving the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.

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Former Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber Doesn't Rule Out Return To Politics

OPB | June 16, 2017 5:30 p.m. | Portland

"I'm feeling both very happy and fully vindicated," former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber told OPB's "All Things Considered."

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Federal Prosecutors Won't Charge Former Oregon Governor, Fiancee

OPB | June 16, 2017 12:20 p.m. | Portland

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Oregon announced Friday it won't bring criminal charges against former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, for alleged misuse of their positions.

Nation | Politics | News

'OPB Politics Now': A Busy Week For Oregon Senators

OPB | June 15, 2017 1:33 p.m.

Both of Oregon's senators found themselves in the national spotlight this week. 

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Oregon Supreme Court Hears Case Against Judge Who Refused Same-Sex Marriages

OPB | June 14, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

The Oregon Supreme Court is deciding whether to discipline Marion County Circuit Court Judge Vance Day, or even remove him from the bench.