Producer, Morning Edition
Casey Negreiff is a producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting's Morning Edition.
Casey got his start in public radio at KPBX, Spokane, Washington's community station where he served as midday host. Later, he could be heard throughout Washington state on the stations of Northwest Public Radio as "Weekend Edition" host. Casey first came to OPB in 2006 to serve as fill-in radio host and soon after took on the role of "Morning Edition" producer and newscaster.
Casey shares a Peabody Award for OPB's "Hard Times" series and has been honored by the Associated Press with a Best Newscast certificate.
He has a degree in English from the University of Washington. He enjoys cooking and riding his bicycle all over the place, even in Portland’s eight months of rain and gloom.
Since we learned that Russian hackers tried to mess with the 2016 election — including Oregon's system — election security has become a bigger deal. Oregon's elections chief says vote-by-mail helps.
Remaining ruts from the Oregon Trail may soon be destroyed. The Kah-Nee-Ta resort is closed. A new court ruling could affect how cities handle homelessness. A theater troupe of developmentally disabled actors forms in Cottage Grove.
This hour we'll discuss an $800 million Portland Public Schools bond project that's already way over budget; a new dyslexia screening requirement for Oregon schools; and a symphony tackling homelessness.
The 2017 session of the Oregon Legislature kicks off Wednesday. Discussions over the state's budget shortfall are likely to dominate the next five months.
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Lots of political bean-bags are in the air, and our political experts are ready to juggle. OPB political analyst Bill Lunch and Oregonian senior political reporter Jeff Mapes joined Morning Edition producer Casey Negreiff to discuss the week's events.
Firefighters in Central Oregon are bracing for warm temperatures and gusty winds today as they continue to battle the Two Bulls fire burning west of Bend.
Portland city leaders recognized the Portland Thorns FC Wednesday for securing the National Women's Soccer League title.
The Clackamas County sheriff's department has placed three schools on lockdown, as officers search for a suspect in a knife attack near Lake Oswego.
The Portland area has gotten lots of recognition over the years for its urban trails and green spaces. But have you ever tried to bike, or walk the full length of them? There are often detours, or gaps, or premature endings.