Angela Evancie

Digital Editor For News

Angela Evancie is VPR's digital editor for news and the host of VPR's people-powered journalism podcast, Brave Little State.

A native of Addison County and a graduate of Middlebury College, she joined staff in 2013 as the station's first digital producer. Angela has contributed work to NPR, This American Life, Here and Now, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Grist, The Rumpus, Middlebury Magazine and North Country Public Radio.

Angela was a recipient of a 2010 Compton Mentor Fellowship and a 2011 Middlebury Fellowship in Environmental Journalism. In 2012, she won a New Hampshire Press Association Best Media award for her education reporting at the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. In 2015, her story about the difficulty of determining what's local at Trader Joe's was awarded a regional Edward R. Murrow award in the writing category.

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For our next episode, Brave Little State is taking on a question about falling-down Vermont barns. And we want your pictures!

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This month on Brave Little State, the history of Vermont’s whiteness — both racial and cultural — and stories from people of color about what it’s like to live here.

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In an historic act of public demonstration, millions of people marched in cities around the world for Saturday's Women's March — including an estimated 15,000 to 20,000 in Vermont's capital.

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There’s a creature that lives in Vermont that you don’t see very often. But a lot of Vermonters recognize its unmistakable call.

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According to the latest VPR Poll, Vermonters have been following the races for president and governor very closely. But the rest of the Vermont races, not so much. It's OK — that's where we come in.

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This month on Brave Little State, VPR's people-powered journalism podcast, a question about the descendants of this region's first residents.

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In this Halloween special from Brave Little State, a terrifying compendium of spine-tingling Vermont ghost stories, as told to us by … you.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders came out with a full slate of endorsements for Democratic candidates for Vermont office Thursday, including gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter.

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This month on Brave Little State, VPR's people-powered journalism podcast, a question about utility bills in Vermont — and a small sampling of Vermont ghost stories.

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Brave Little State is answering a question about Vermont's best ghost stories — and we want to collect your creepiest tales for a Halloween podcast extra.

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This month on Brave Little State, VPR’s people-powered journalism podcast, a question about embezzlement in Vermont — and a myth about stone walls and woodland fairies.

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A while back, Brave Little State got a question from Will Taylor, of Colchester, that we just couldn’t resist: “What is that bizarre thing at the Waterbury rest area?”

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In the inaugural episode of Brave Little State, VPR's new, people-powered journalism podcast, we tackle a question about the history of the Vermont accent, and a question about a strange "thing" at the Waterbury rest area.

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Most decisions about the news you hear and read and watch every day are made by somebody else. But what if you could make some of those decisions? 

That's the idea behind Brave Little State, a new podcast from Vermont Public Radio.

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The news on Thursday of major, alleged fraud in the Northeast Kingdom was a punch in the gut for Vermonters who had nurtured dreams of economic revitalization in the area. But the story is pretty complicated. If you’re coming to it cold, here’s what you need to know.

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This year, Town Meeting Day is packing a punch, from Super Tuesday primaries to school district consolidation votes around the state. We'll have all the results and updates you need right here.

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Vermont Rep. Peter Welch has thrown his support behind the presidential candidacy of his fellow congressional delegate, Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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What does a political revolution sound like? If you're Bernie Sanders, it's an eclectic medley of rap, blues, rock n' roll, country and reggae.

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When we asked our audience (that's you) for questions about the Iowa caucuses, a lot of people were curious about the unorthodox process of caucusing.

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