David Stuckey is a digital producer at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Before OPB, David was a digital editor for USA TODAY in Washington, D.C., where among other things he produced content with war correspondents and covered presidential elections.
He holds a degree in journalism from Clark Atlanta University.
In his free time, David reads literature from around the world and argues with strangers that Outkast is a better band than The Beatles.
Portland is known for many things: Hip-hop is not one of them. But once a month, a collection of music lovers converge on Mic Check, a showcase that features some of the best Portland hip-hop acts for a night of ferocious, brilliant rhymes and a deep appreciation for the culture. On the last Thursday of June, Mic Check held its one-year anniversary of professionally structured cyphers. But the question remains: Will this be the boost the city needs to make Portland a force in hip-hop?
Music | Entertainment | local | NW LifeOPB | April 19, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Portland
The Soul'd Out Music Festival filled Portland with unmatched energy and a week full of unforgettable musical performances. Follow OPB's coverage for highlights and photos from the shows.
OPB sat down with Soul'd Out Music Festival co-founder Nicholas Harris for a conversation about the 2017 version of the festival, why soul music is desperately needed today and if he's expecting a riot when Dead Prez performs their classic hit "Hip-Hop."
Oregonians have until Oct. 18 at 11:59 p.m. to register to vote in the November 2016 election. Have an Oregon driver's license or ID card? You can register to vote with ease at OregonVotes.gov.
Entertainment | NW Life | Arts | Business | Music | Food | local | Economy | Summertime In The Pacific NorthwestOPB | Aug. 25, 2016 8:45 a.m. | Portland
This weekend, MusicFestNW presents Project Pabst, a celebration of music, art and the Rose City against the backdrop of a fast-dwindling summer.
Entertainment | NW Life | Arts | Music | Food | local | Recreation | Summertime In The Pacific NorthwestOPB | July 1, 2016 7 a.m.
The annual Waterfront Blues Fest returns to Portland, bringing with it some of the world's best musicians to the banks of the Willamette River.
Tuesday night's Oregon primary answered many political questions going forward in the state. With so many races, measures and percentages to sort through, here are 10 key takeaways from Oregon's primary.
After the news of Prince's untimely death broke, we reached out to Portland's music community and asked them to talk about the man and the musician, as well as what he means to the world — and what he means to them.
Attention, crate crawlers: Saturday is Record Store. Here are a few places around Portland that are saluting the occasion with special events, sales and more.
From Ron Steen playing his first gig with Etta James to Carlton Jackson reliving the story of people crossing the street because of the color of his skin, these stories are deep, funny, inspiring and add soul to Portland's already rich history.
Something as transcendent as jazz never truly dies, and the whispers of the golden era can be heard at several spots around the city of Portland today.
OPB sat down with Soul'd Out Music Festival co-founder Nicholas Harris for a conversation on the 2016 version of the festival, the music industry and exactly what actually happens at a George Clinton show.
Not so long ago, a small segregated neighborhood in Portland was home to one of the more fascinating and vibrant jazz scenes in the United States.
On Tuesday, law enforcement tasked with investigating the Jan. 26 fatal shooting of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupant LaVoy Finicum during a traffic stop outlined their findings to the public.
Today marks the 28th day the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has been occupied by armed militants in Harney County. Four people remain inside the refuge south of Burns, Oregon, and negotiations with law enforcement to end the occupation are ongoing.
The three were arrested Wednesday afternoon as they exited the refuge through an FBI checkpoint.
Today marks the 27th day that the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has been occupied by armed militants in Harney County.