Reporter and 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.
Kristian 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 The Oregonian, the BBC, NPR, the Statesman Journal, Willamette Week, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Voice of America.
He graduated from the University of Westminster in London.
A real estate company just launched a site that will provide 42 different reports on a house — everything from the sink hole risk to local registered polluters.
Politics | Family | local | Technology | News | Health | Science | Business | NW Life | Economy | ParentsOPB | Jan. 29, 2016 5 p.m. | Portland
Oregon Health and Science University is re-evaluating its relationship with the troubled health insurance company Moda Health.
Armed occupiers in Harney County are moving forward with efforts to change the legal system.
A rancher from New Mexico signed a letter Saturday telling the federal government he will no longer honor his grazing contract.
Recreation | Politics | News | Environment | Animals | NW Life | Water | Economy | Fish & Wildlife | Elections | An Armed Occupation In Eastern OregonOPB | Jan. 19, 2016 3:45 p.m. | Portland
Oregonians across the state braved a soggy afternoon Tuesday to protest the occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge.
A group says it’s distributing meth pipes to Portland drug users. The group says the aim is to help make them less likely to inject the drug.
Politics | Family | local | News | Health | Science | Food | Environment | Economy | Parents | NW LifeOPB | Jan. 9, 2016 5:15 a.m. | Portland
Oregon Health and Science University says it’s been able to confirm a link between ADHD and lead in humans for the first time.
Health | Politics | local | News | Environment | Land | Business | NW Life | Communities | Forestry | Economy | Elections | An Armed Occupation In Eastern OregonOPB | Jan. 7, 2016 10:43 a.m. | Portland
While Harney County residents are asking armed protesters to leave, many locals are sympathetic to their issues. Economists say the root may lie in the west’s rural economy.
Politics | Family | local | News | Health | Economy | Business | NW Life | Land use | Land | ElectionsOPB | Jan. 6, 2016 1:30 p.m. | Portland
A proposed tax on the demolition of some Portland homes is dead, but the city is still considering other ways to control construction.