Host, Morning Edition
Geoff Norcross is the "Morning Edition" host at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Before coming to Oregon, he was the program director at the NPR affiliate KNAU in Flagstaff, Arizona. A 25-year radio veteran, Geoff has been on air in New York, Florida, Missouri, Illinois and West Virginia. He joined OPB in 2008.
Geoff has received awards from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. for Best Interview and the Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Feature Reporting as well as the Florida Associated Press Award for the Best Newscast.
Geoff graduated from Bradley University with a degree in communications.
Geoff lives in Portland with his wife. When he’s not on the air, you can find him rowing on the Willamette River, or running and biking around the southwest hills. If you get up early enough, you might catch him hiking the nearby mountains.
Oregon Chief Justice Martha Walters has ordered courthouses statewide to postpone most trials and to limit in-person court service.
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.
A Medford, Oregon, couple traveled to China recently to adopt a child. The outbreak of the coronavirus complicated their quest.
There's this idea that cats are aloof, that they rely on their owners for food and snuggles but could basically take us or leave us. Turns out that’s not true.
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.
The leader of the advocacy group Portland’s Resistance is leaving his hometown. Gregory McKelvey is moving to Atlanta. But make no mistake, he plans to come back.
The Oregon State Beavers won the College World Series Thursday, beating Arkansas 5–0. OSU won 2 games out of 3 against the Razorbacks.
Host Julie Sabatier is joined by OPB news director Anna Griffin and senior political reporter Jeff Mapes, and Dirk VanderHart of the Portland Mercury.
Will President Trump shrink the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument?
Haven't voted yet? No problem. We dig into the important issues on Oregon and Washington ballots due Nov. 7.
Douglas County residents are considering a dramatic change in how the county is governed
We talk about where the battle lines are being drawn and dig into the history of Portland's difficult relationship with freeway projects.
This time, we dig into the ballot referendum process in Oregon and how it could affect two of the most divisive issues of our time: gun control and health care.
We ask if we've seen the last of the attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and get a status update on the effort to repeal a new state tax on health care providers.