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

Oregon Governor's Office Says Health Transformation Is Working

Dec. 22, 2014 11:06 a.m.

Salem Nonprofit Almost Quadruples Donations

Dec. 22, 2014 midnight

Volunteers Needed To Oversee Portland Police

Dec. 18, 2014 2:56 p.m.

Ebola Outbreak Exposes Gaps In Infectious Disease Care

Dec. 18, 2014 7 a.m.

Portland Creates Socially Responsible Investment Committee

Dec. 17, 2014 2:13 p.m.

Oregon Organizations Figure Out How To Deal With Stoned Staff

Dec. 08, 2014 6 a.m.

State Hopes Oregonians Re-enroll By Insurance Deadline

Dec. 05, 2014 1:15 p.m.

Hospital Care Improves, But Errors Persist

Dec. 04, 2014 4:26 p.m.

Oregon's Health Care System Garners Praise And A Warning

Dec. 03, 2014 4:44 p.m.

Opponents And Supporters Of Water Fluoridation Release Ideas For Dental Health

Dec. 03, 2014 1 a.m.

Head Of Cover Oregon Transition Project Resigns

Dec. 02, 2014 4:22 p.m.

No Pacific Northwest Hospitals Can Treat Ebola Patients - Yet

Dec. 02, 2014 3:11 p.m.

More Than 20 People File Complaints Against Portland Police

Dec. 01, 2014 8:45 p.m.

Suit Filed Against Hillsboro Jehovah's Witnesses, Alleging 1980s Abuse

Dec. 01, 2014 2:15 p.m.

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.

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