Jessica Robinson

Inland Northwest Correspondent

Inland Northwest Correspondent Jessica Robinson reports from the Northwest News Network's bureau in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. From the politics of wolves to racial tolerance in small towns, Jessica covers the economic, demographic and environmental trends that are shaping communities east of the Cascades.

Prior to joining the Northwest News Network team, Jessica was the news director of Jefferson Public Radio in Ashland, Oregon, where she produced a newsmagazine on Northern California and Southern Oregon. In 2010, she took a year to study Spanish in central Mexico and reported for an English–language newspaper in San Miguel de Allende. Jessica's stories for radio and print have earned awards from the Associated Press, the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association, and Public Radio News Directors Inc.

A Northwest native, Jessica grew up in an off–the–grid log cabin in the Columbia River Gorge. These days, when she's not agonizing over the perfect piece of tape, Jessica enjoys camping and hiking, amateur photography, and learning the etymology of words.

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Recent Articles

Long-Running Battle Over Fires Between Ranchers And Feds Reaches Truce

Sept. 19, 2014 2:43 p.m.


Lawyers In Idaho Gay Marriage Case Expect To Meet Again At High Court

Sept. 18, 2014 8:25 a.m.


Idaho Resort Town Says Killing Wolves Is Bad For Its Bottom Line

Sept. 16, 2014 3:03 p.m.


WSU Board Green Lights New Medical School In Spokane

Sept. 12, 2014 4:45 p.m.


Missing Section Of Nez Perce Trail Holds Little-Known Part Of History

Sept. 11, 2014 9:27 a.m.


Groups Plan To Sue Over Feds' Wildlife-Killing Tactics In Idaho

Sept. 08, 2014 4:45 p.m.


Idaho Most Obese State In The West, Rate Continues To Climb

Sept. 05, 2014 4:10 p.m.


Police Investigate Idaho Professor's Accidental Shooting Of Self During Class

Sept. 03, 2014 3:49 p.m.


Baseball Jerseys Reveal Unusual Alliance Between Team And Tribe

Sept. 02, 2014 8:40 a.m.


Lawyer Argues State Had Time To Prepare For Boarding Ruling

Aug. 29, 2014 3:13 p.m.


Hospital Near The Gorge Hoping For A Mellow Dave Matthews Concert Weekend

Aug. 28, 2014 4:36 p.m.


Wildfires Still Rage Amid Mudslides In Central Washington

Aug. 22, 2014 4:32 p.m.


GAO Finds Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Broke Federal Law

Aug. 21, 2014 3:25 p.m.


Why Washington Is Changing How Women Labor To Avoid C-Sections

Aug. 21, 2014 3:13 p.m.


EPA Says Idaho Must Clean Up The Air In The Silver Valley

Aug. 20, 2014 5:03 p.m.


Doctors: Definition Of 'Normal Labor' Driving High C-Section Rate

Aug. 20, 2014 6:51 a.m.


How A Small Idaho County Became The Youngest Place In America

June 26, 2014 3:01 p.m.


You Could Win A Gun If You Give This Candidate Your Contact Info

June 19, 2014 7:59 a.m.


Idaho Woman's Fight For Foster Daughter Reveals A System Of Difficult Choices

June 16, 2014 6:28 p.m.


Idaho Commissioner Asks Media, American Public To Back Off

June 11, 2014 5:01 p.m.

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