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

Number Of Uninsured Oregonians Falls By 63 Percent

Sept. 18, 2014 1 p.m.

Algae Bloom Tested In Portland's Willamette River

Sept. 17, 2014 2:51 p.m.

Oregon's Minimum Wage To Increase To $9.25 Per Hour

Sept. 17, 2014 12:05 p.m.

Oregon's Unemployment Rate Climbs To 7.2 Percent

Sept. 16, 2014 10:10 a.m.

OHSU Police To Begin Carrying Guns

Sept. 15, 2014 2:39 p.m.

Fire Creates Smoke Hazard In Willamette Valley

Sept. 15, 2014 11:32 a.m.

Aurora Borealis: Beauty Comes At A Price

Sept. 12, 2014 3:41 p.m.

It's Not Too Late To Catch The Aurora Borealis Tonight

Sept. 12, 2014 11:46 a.m.

Portland Police Chief Wants Body Cameras, Union Not So Sure

Sept. 11, 2014 2:25 p.m.

OPB Poll: Pacific Northwesterners Less Worried About Finances

Sept. 11, 2014 11:43 a.m.

OPB Poll: Race, Economics And What Do You Think Of Your Neighbors

Sept. 10, 2014 9:07 p.m.

OPB Poll: Almost One Third Say Race Relations Haven't Changed Much Since 1960s

Sept. 10, 2014 1:59 p.m.

Genes And Stress As Important As Race And Poverty In Health Issues

Sept. 09, 2014 3:16 p.m.

Economy Still Growing Despite Lackluster Unemployment Numbers

Sept. 09, 2014 10:31 a.m.

Q&A: Momentum Grows To End Cover Oregon

Sept. 08, 2014 3:48 p.m.

Chlamydia Screening Increases, But Still Below National Average

Sept. 08, 2014 2:13 p.m.

Calls For End To Cover Oregon Increase

Sept. 08, 2014 12:59 p.m.

No Buyers For The Old Sellwood Bridge So Far

Sept. 05, 2014 3 p.m.

Wyden: Government Hacking May Cost High Tech Industry Billions

Sept. 05, 2014 2:56 p.m.

Cover Oregon Delays Governance Decision

Sept. 04, 2014 2:09 p.m.

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