Kristian Foden-Vencil


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

PSU Chemist Says E-Cigarette Makers Want Him To Test Their Products

Jan. 23, 2015 1:40 p.m.

Oregon Doctors Wait For Feds To Allow New Meningococcal Vaccine

Jan. 22, 2015 2:28 p.m.

Dozens Applaud State Of The Union Address At Portland Bar

Jan. 20, 2015 8:16 p.m.

State-Of-The-Art OHSU Simulator May Help Win $11 Billion Defense Contract

Jan. 18, 2015 7 a.m.

More Job Vacancies For Unemployed Oregonians

Jan. 14, 2015 12:56 p.m.

New Oregon Health Plan Enrollees Skew Younger And Healthier

Jan. 14, 2015 8 a.m.

Can Coastal Communities Survive A Tsunami?

Jan. 14, 2015 midnight

Why Build A Hospital In A Tsunami Zone?

Jan. 14, 2015 midnight

Does Oregon's Flu Report Have Holes?

Jan. 12, 2015 12:56 p.m.

140,000 Oregonians Signed Up For Health Insurance So Far

Jan. 09, 2015 3:44 p.m.

Flu Season Hits Oregon

Jan. 08, 2015 12:49 p.m.

Oregon Starts Insurance For Transgender Medical Procedures

Jan. 05, 2015 midnight

Flu Yet To Reach Oregon, But Bad Year Expected

Dec. 31, 2014 11:43 a.m.

Fire On 21st Floor Of Portland High Rise

Dec. 30, 2014 2:07 p.m.

Gas Prices At 5-Year Low

Dec. 26, 2014 2:58 p.m.

2014 Looks Good For Charitable Giving, So Far

Dec. 26, 2014 10:53 a.m.

Oregonians May Have More Time To Enroll For Uninterrupted Health Insurance

Dec. 24, 2014 1:23 p.m.

A Good Year, Despite Slow Christmas Sales, At Portland Saturday Market

Dec. 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

How Big Are The Fines For Not Getting Health Insurance?

Dec. 24, 2014 10 a.m.

Regional Report: Oregon's Economy Is Healthy

Dec. 23, 2014 3:30 p.m.

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