Rob Manning

Reporter/Producer

Rob Manning has been a news reporter at OPB since 2003, after briefly serving as host of OPB’s Morning Edition in the summer of 2002. Before coming to OPB, Rob contributed freelance print stories to Planning Magazine and Willamette Week, and worked as a reporter and producer for Free Speech Radio News. Rob covers education, the environment, and local government at OPB. Rob was part of the reporting teams that won a 2009 Peabody Award (“Hard Times”) and a Harry Chapin Media Award in 2004 (“The Hunger Series”). Rob won two investigative reporting awards in 2007, and has received multiple honors for his education series Learning With Less. Rob graduated from Pomona College with a concentration in anthropology and music. He learned radio at KBOO.

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Recent Articles

Portland Board Tries To Balance Neighborhood Schools With Special Programs

Sept. 11, 2014 9:45 p.m.


State Superintendent Saxton Reacts To New Oregon School Data

Sept. 11, 2014 11:44 a.m.


String Of E. Coli-Related Illnesses Hit Northwest

Sept. 10, 2014 7:01 p.m.


Test Results Show Persistent Gap Between White And Minority Students

Sept. 10, 2014 12:15 a.m.


Oregon Arts Group Claims Achievement Boost

Sept. 09, 2014 6 a.m.


Superintendents Discuss Changing Populations

Sept. 08, 2014 8:25 a.m.


Former Blue Heron Site Moving Closer To Development

Sept. 08, 2014 6:52 a.m.


Sauvie Island Site Of First Superfund Restoration Project

Sept. 04, 2014 3:30 p.m.


Plans OK'd For OSU-Cascades Campus In Bend

Sept. 03, 2014 7:06 a.m.


Administrators Tout Bigger Budgets As School Begins

Sept. 02, 2014 12:34 p.m.


Authorities Urge Caution After Hagg Lake Drownings

Sept. 02, 2014 6:38 a.m.


North Portland School Battles 'Summer Slide' With Year Round Schedule

Sept. 01, 2014 9:58 p.m.


Neighborhood Transfers Led To Limited Changes At Portland Schools

Aug. 28, 2014 3:32 p.m.


NW Longshore Union Members Approve Grain Contract

Aug. 26, 2014 4:56 p.m.


Four Family Members Drown In Washington County Lake

Aug. 26, 2014 4:48 p.m.


Will Growing Enrollment Force Portland To Reopen Neighborhood Schools?

Aug. 21, 2014 10:45 p.m.


Former Journalist To Direct Oregon's Early Learning Division

Aug. 19, 2014 9:22 a.m.


University Of Oregon Trustees Plan Search For Next President

Aug. 17, 2014 6 p.m.


Walk To Willamette Falls Gets Closer, After Metro Council Vote

Aug. 14, 2014 4:30 p.m.


Trail Blazers Host LeBron James, Durant In Season's First Week

Aug. 13, 2014 4:16 p.m.

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