Host, All Things Considered
Kate Davidson is host of "All Things Considered" at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Before moving to Oregon, she was a regular contributor to" Marketplace," a reporter at Michigan Radio and a producer at NPR in Washington, D.C., her hometown.
Kate has a degree in English from Yale University and a master's degree from the University of California-Berkeley and Columbia University, where she was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow.
Her favorite radio project was an early one: a documentary about the experiences of Navajo children who grew up in white Mormon foster families across the West. That project aired on NPR and won the national Edward R. Murrow award for network documentary. More importantly, though, it cemented her love for radio and deep listening.
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Vancouver's new mayor says Washington state is ready to replace the Interstate Bridge. Now Oregon must step up.
Oregon’s Secretary of State spoke with OPB “All Things Considered” host Kate Davidson for an occasional series exploring the experiences that shape the beliefs of people in the public eye.
Hood River County teachers and administrators have been working to keep students in school as firefighters attempt to contain the Eagle Creek Fire.
“I grew up knowing my culture and appreciating it,” said DACA recipient Karla Castenada, one of 800,000 DACA recipients. “But if I were to get deported to Mexico … I wouldn’t know how to be myself there.”
Oregon's top federal prosecutor wants sheriffs to cooperate more regularly with federal immigration officials.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler took a step closer to making his most important hire this week as a community panel interviewed six candidates for police chief.
The Oregon Legislature wrapped up its work July 7 after five months of work that will affect everyone in Oregon — including public school students in the class of 2025.
"I'm feeling both very happy and fully vindicated," former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber told OPB's "All Things Considered."
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden says the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russia’s role in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign does not get in the way of the Senate quest for answers.
Vancouver Public Schools is revamping its approach to homework. Starting next year, the southwest Washington district will get rid of mandatory homework for its youngest children.
Gov. Kate Brown spent Wednesday in Harney County, talking with local residents and officials. OPB reporter Amanda Peacher was there.
Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley discusses the Republican majority's vote to change longstanding Senate rules allowing the filibuster of Supreme Court nominees.
Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury talks about a new effort in the fight against homelessness: The county will build an ADU in your yard if you agree to house a homeless family.
Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly ran as a champion for renters' rights. She also has what she calls "the bad tenant story to end all bad tenant stories," which links to her father's early death.
We talked to a lawyer with the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press about the subpoena of a former OPB reporter in the second Malheur refuge trial.
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Noor Hilmi's family fled Iraq after her brother was kidnapped. Now they're refugees in Portland. They're also one of many families thrust into confusion by President Trump's travel ban.
The Trump administration's threat to strip away federal funding is one of the reasons Forest Grove, Oregon, decided against declaring itself a sanctuary city this week.