Sam Gale Rosen

Vermont Edition Producer

Sam Gale Rosen is a producer for Vermont Edition. He joined VPR in 2015 after working for six years at WBUR Boston as a producer for On Point.

Sam has also written for Newser.com and Let's Go travel guides. He graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in History and Literature. He was born and raised in Gloucester, Mass., and enjoys travel, cats, fiction, history, radio drama, frogs and peaches.

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Students and staff at Champlain College's Emergent Media Center have collaborated on an online game that tackles sexual harassment and assault on campus.

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You may have been paying attention to other news, but on Election Day last week, Entergy announced plans to sell the shuttered Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. The deal still needs to be approved, but it could speed up the decommissioning process by decades.

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On Tuesday night, Vermonters elected Republican Phil Scott as the state’s next governor. The governor-elect joins us to talk about his plans and priorities for his time in office.

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After Election Day, finally, come the results. We're digging into the data with our panel of Vermont political reporters. We'll look at results from races at all levels: national, statewide, and local. From the presidential contest to the statewide races to your town's ballot questions.

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Maybe you voted early, or maybe you're joining the masses at the polls on actual Election Day ... Or maybe you've thrown up your hands in despair and decided not to vote at all. No matter how you're approaching your vote, we want to hear about it.

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You know that feeling where your body is like a clenched fist and everything is darkness but also on fire? Welcome to the final days of election 2016. We're talking to psychologists about election anxiety, where it comes from, and what you can do about it.

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We continue our final week of political debates with a meeting between the two major-party candidates for U.S. Senate.

Incumbent Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy is seeking an eighth term in office. He is challenged by Republican Scott Milne.

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On this Halloween, we bring you three terrifying interviews: Vermont's history of bringing back the dead, Shirley Jackson illustrated, and managing an evil circus for fun and profit.

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This week, Vermont Edition brings you election debates for three statewide offices.  On Thursday, the leading candidates for state auditor meet in a live, face-to-face debate.

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Elections come and go, but Vermont Edition's bird shows are eternal. We're taking a brief break from politics to watch the skies as flocks migrate south for the winter.

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The new VPR poll shows a dead heat in the race for Governor between Democrat Sue Minter and Republican Phil Scott. This week we're talking to both candidates about the key issues of the race. Today we're joined by the Republican candidate: Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott.

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There's a new push to get more Vermonters better educated. The goal is 70 percent of the population with a college or other post-secondary degree by 2025. 

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In the near future, the Green Mountain Care Board is expected to vote on a dramatic change in the way that health care providers are reimbursed, to reward quality of care, and not the quantity of services that are provided.

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David Zuckerman is a Progressive Party state senator representing Chittenden County. He's both the Progressive and Democratic nominee for the position of Lieutenant Governor.

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This week on Vermont Edition, we’re bringing you interviews with the candidates for U.S. Senate. Next up is Republican candidate Scott Milne.

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Our Revolution is the organization founded by Bernie Sanders to carry on the priorities of his presidential campaign. We're getting an update on the group's work.

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Miro Weinberger took office in 2012 and has now served as mayor of Burlington for over four years. We’re talking with Mayor Weinberger about the big issues facing Vermont's largest city - including the debate over downtown development, the affordable housing crunch, the school system, policing and more. 

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After an often divisive debate here in Vermont, the U.S. State Department has given approval for up to 100 refugees — mostly Syrian — to settle in Rutland over the next year.

With fall already here and winter coming, it's the time of year many people start thinking about using their fireplaces or woodstoves. But what about those individuals who help make sure the chimney is in proper working order?

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Across the country and here in Vermont, police body cameras and the footage that they capture are spurring big debates: over transparency, privacy, the use of force and when and how footage should be released.

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