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.
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It’s our weekly roundup of the week in politics with Bill Lunch and Jeff Mapes. They discuss Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's opening of offices in Oregon and bad marks for some state agencies.
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The University of Portland decided to go with local talent to lead its men’s basketball program. The university announced this month that Portland resident and former Trail Blazer Terry Porter has been named head coach.
A complex path lies ahead for Klamath Basin restoration despite historic agreements made this week and the presidential race heats up in Oregon. OPB's experts round up the week in politics.
Vancouver, Washington, is a growing city. And it has its growing pains. Mayor Tim Leavitt talks with Morning Edition host Geoff Norcross about the issues the city faces.
During the 41-day armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, some critical work on controlling the common carp got missed.
The first presidential nominating contest in the Northwest was this week. Ted Cruz won the Republican presidential primary in Idaho.
Grant Magazine is the student publication of Grant High School in Portland. The March issue is called “Let’s Talk About The N-Word.” Geoff Norcross spoke with the student editors behind the issue about its meaning and what they hope to achieve.
Texas passed new regulations on clinics that provide abortions. The clinics will have to meet tough new equipment and construction standards, among other things. A group that runs four clinics in the state has sued.
Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has been a staunch supporter of digital privacy rights for years. He says Apple should not be forced to comply through any new laws.
OPB’s Capitol Reporter Chris Lehman has covered Gov. Brown’s first year on the job, and spoke with Morning Edition host Geoff Norcross about her first year in office.
New recruits are arriving at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and some want to try and convict people who disagree with their beliefs. It’s called a Citizens' Grand Jury and it's quite serious.
Armed militants continue to occupy the the Malheur National Refuge, eleven days after first taking over the refuge headquarters. The occupation remains a big issue for the community of Burns.
Two senators — Dianne Feinstein of California and Richard Burr of North Carolina — have proposed a bill that would require tech companies like Facebook to report online terrorist activity to the authorities. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is not a fan of the bill, and he lays out a couple of his reservations.
The stock market showed signs of a rebound Tuesday. But reporter Matthew Kish with Portland Business Journal said 18 of Oregon’s 20 largest companies lost value during the big crash on Monday.
Andy Giegerich, digital managing editor for the Portland Business Journal, joined OPB's Geoff Norcross to discuss Warren Buffett's planned acquisition of Precision Castparts, announced Monday morning.
Sue Vorenberg, the media director at Main Street Marijuana in Vancouver, shares some tips for Oregonians considering using pot after a long break.
Fifty years ago this week, some riverside residents of western Oregon had to make a hard shift from preparing for Christmas to preparing to evacuate their homes.