Jerad Walker is a producer, journalist, and the Music Director at Oregon Public Broadcasting. His stories and commentaries have also appeared on NPR, NPR Music, and a wide range of outlets from KUOW in Seattle to WXPN in Philadelphia. He moved to Portland, OR from Washington, DC, where he worked on both production and programming at WAMU. There, he also regularly contributed to the news broadcast as a features reporter. Walker received an MBA from American University and an undergraduate degree in International Affairs from the University of Georgia.