Fill-in Producer, Editor
Courtney Sherwood fills in as editor and producer in a number of web and broadcast roles at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Outside of OPB, she also reports for magazines, newspapers and online publications. Courtney was previously business and features editor at The Columbian newspaper in Vancouver, Washington. She also worked as a reporter at The Portland Business Journal and other publications in the Pacific Northwest and in Virginia.
She received a Wharton Business Journalists Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.
Courtney graduated with a degree in English from Grinnell College, where she was editor-in-chief of the college newspaper and hosted a news program on the community radio station KDIC.
Multnomah County Commissioner – and emergency room doctor – Sharon E. Meieran says our leaders are consistently failing us as they put political concerns first, and science second.
People experiencing homelessness – especially those who do not live in shelters – are likely to have underlying health conditions that make them especially vulnerable if they become infected with COVID-19.
Health care workers at Oregon's only level-two trauma center east of the Cascade Mountains is watching as COVID-19 diagnoses climb, and preparing for a surge.
COVID-19 has prompted many offices, churches and other groups to cancel blood drives. The Red Cross is looking for more individual donors to make up the difference.
The coronavirus pandemic is revealing weak links in the global supply chain that fuels American industry, fills grocery store shelves and supplies the online mail-order businesses that deliver.
A global pandemic and Gov. Kate Brown’s order telling most Oregonians to stay home is pushing census-takers to rethink their plans to visit rural areas and tribal communities.
Advocates say "Stay Home, Stay Safe" orders present extra challenges for people experiencing domestic violence.
With older people especially vulnerable to COVID-19, many long-term care facilities have stopped allowing visitors. That’s created new challenges for residents, and for their loved ones who want to stay in touch.
The National Weather Service said two small tornadoes touched down Sunday night, one in southwest Washington and the other in Oregon, northwest of Portland.
The man suspected of shooting two Washington County sheriff's deputies has a criminal history.
Environment | News | local
Firefighters say they expect to fully surround southern Oregon’s Milepost 97 Fire within a few days — though the fight against the blaze is far from over.
Communities | News | local
TriMet has cut its "will call" ride service for passengers with disabilities. That’s prompting some to worry about getting home from work, school and social activities.
Environment | Recreation | News | local
Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, poses a health risk for pets and people. The Clark County Public Health Department is warning swimmers to stay away from Vancouver Lake.
Oregon voters have overwhelmingly approved a package of health care taxes to ensure low-income Oregonians will keep their health coverage.