Beth Hyams is a content manager for Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Beth has been with OPB since 1993 and has served as the station's "All Things Considered" host and newscaster for more than 20 years. Beth got her start in radio as a reporter and anchor at the community radio station KPFA in Berkeley. She was an associate producer with the public television documentarian Loni Ding in San Francisco. Before joining OPB, she was volunteer coordinator at community radio station KBOO in Portland.
Beth is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. Beth graduated from Brown University with a degree in English and American literature.
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