Kristian Foden-Vencil

Reporter/Producer

Kristian Foden-Vencil is a reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting. He specializes in health care, business, politics, law and public safety. In 2004 he was embedded with the Oregon National Guard in Iraq.

Foden-Vencil started as a cub reporter in 1988, working for newspapers in London, England. In 1991 he moved to Oregon and started freelancing. His work has appeared in publications as varied as The Oregonian, the BBC, NPR, the Salem Statesman Journal, Willamette Week, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Voice of America.

Kristian has won a Peabody along with awards from the Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists and the Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors. He graduated from the University of Westminster in London.

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Recent Articles

Oregon First State To Try Reducing Unwanted Pregnancies By Using More Effective Contraception

Dec. 01, 2014 6 a.m.


Oregon Worst In Nation For Selling Tobacco To Minors - Again

Nov. 25, 2014 11:57 a.m.


Re-Enrollment Confusion At Cover Oregon

Nov. 21, 2014 2:39 p.m.


Few Problems At Healthcare.Gov For Oregonians - So Far

Nov. 17, 2014 11:21 a.m.


State Pushes Insurance Companies To Cover Mental Health Treatments

Nov. 14, 2014 4:31 p.m.


Open Enrollment Messaging Confusing

Nov. 14, 2014 10:30 a.m.


New Group Wants To Improve Oregonian Lifestyle

Nov. 13, 2014 12:13 p.m.


About 9% Of Hispanic Kids In Oregon Don't Have Health Insurance

Nov. 12, 2014 2:01 p.m.


Wyden Backs President On Net Neutrality

Nov. 10, 2014 5:05 p.m.


Oregon Nurses Not Expected To Join Ebola Strike

Nov. 10, 2014 2:54 p.m.


CDC Stockpiles Protective Suits For Ebola

Nov. 07, 2014 3:18 p.m.


US Supreme Court Will Consider Affordable Care Act Tax Credits

Nov. 07, 2014 1:27 p.m.


Organized Hospital Conversations Reduce Medical Errors By 30 Percent

Nov. 06, 2014 11:55 a.m.


Except For Age, Brittany Maynard Fits Profile Of Users Of Death With Dignity Law

Nov. 03, 2014 2:46 p.m.


One-Stop College Scholarship Application Website Opens

Nov. 03, 2014 midnight


Ebola Ruled Out For Woman In Portland-Area Hospital

Nov. 02, 2014 2:46 p.m.


Q & A: Woman Being Monitored For Ebola in Milwaukie

Oct. 31, 2014 5:06 p.m.


Health Insurance Open Enrollment Starts November 15

Oct. 31, 2014 1:19 p.m.


OHSU Study Identifies Genes Associated With Autism

Oct. 30, 2014 4:21 p.m.


Fewer Disabled Parking Placards In Portland, But Why?

Oct. 30, 2014 1:07 p.m.

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