Host, Morning Edition
Geoff Norcross is the Morning Edition host at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Before coming to Oregon, he was the program director at the NPR affiliate KNAU in Flagstaff, Arizona. A 25-year radio veteran, Geoff has been on air in New York, Florida, Missouri, Illinois and West Virginia. He joined OPB in 2008.
Geoff has received awards from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. for best interview and the Edward R. Murrow Award for best feature reporting as well as the Florida Associated Press Award for the best newscast.
Geoff graduated from Bradley University with a degree in communications.
Geoff lives in Portland with his wife. When he’s not on the air, you can find him rowing on the Willamette River, or running and biking around the southwest hills. If you get up early enough, you might catch him hiking the nearby mountains.
Oregon’s leaders are picking fights with the Trump administration on a number of issues. The administration is pushing back, threatening to withhold grants from states that don’t get in line.
Portland commissioners are trying to enact a progressive agenda, but activists in council chambers are yelling at them to focus more on police reform and homelessness.
Oregon Rep. Greg Walden is at the center of Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act — but the bill his committee came up with is not universally loved by Republicans.
Earlier this week, the Hillsboro City Council voted 4-to-3 to declare its community as a sanctuary city. After a long and emotional meeting, Mayor Steve Callaway broke the tie.
How did Washington state emerge as the center for the resistance to Donald Trump's agenda?
The trial of six men accused of participating in an armed standoff with federal agents in 2014 in Bunkerville, Nevada, starts Thursday — refocusing attention on land rights in the West.
Both of Oregon's U.S. senators are working to block President Trump's nominees, including his pick for the Supreme Court.
DACA allows undocumented immigrants who were brought here as children to live without fear of deportation. Its disappearance would affect around 750,000 people, including PSU student Liliana Luna.
OPB "Morning Edition" host Geoff Norcross talked to Angela Landy, an English teacher at David Douglas High School in East Portland, about what all this lost classroom time means.
Will Ted Wheeler buck the trend of one-term mayors in Portland? For our first episode of 2017, we look at the challenges of running the city at a time when incivility is rampant at council meetings.
Just who is Donald Trump's pick for secretary of the interior? Learn about Montana Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke on this episode of "OPB Politics Now."