People

  • As Senior Editor at NPR, Uri Berliner oversees coverage of business and the economy. He has supervised and edited much of NPR's work on the financial crisis, the auto industry, energy and the workplace. Berliner has helped to build Planet Money...

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    Verandah Porche, is a poet, performer, essayist, and itinerant teacher based in Guilford, Vermont. She travels around New England creating told poetry and shared narrative with those who need a writing partner.

  • Commentator

    Vern Grubinger is the vegetable and berry specialist with University of Vermont Extension, and coordinator of the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program

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    Vic Henningsen is a teacher and historian.

    For commentaries from Vic from before April 2013, visit the...

  • Director of Operations

    Victoria blends highly technical skills with organizational skills to make radio magic behind the scenes. She manages the day-to-day 'moving parts' needed to bring you VPR's award-winning programming. That includes managing Vermont Public Radio...

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    Vincent Feeney is an author, historian and educator. He was Adjunct Professor of History at the UVM from 1977 to 2006, and since 2003 he has been a lecturer for the Vt. Humanities Council. He is also a member of the Vt. Historical Society, the...

  • Wade Goodwyn is an NPR National Desk Correspondent covering Texas and the surrounding states.

    Reporting for NPR since 1991, Goodwyn has covered a wide range of issues, including politics, economics, Texas's vibrant music industry,...

  • Senior Music Host and Producer

    Walter may seem buttoned down while playing classical music, but don't be surprised if you see him touring the back roads of Vermont on his classic Harley Davidson! Walter's passion for classical music is apparent, but his encyclopedic...

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    Wendy Wilton has been treasurer of the City of Rutland since 2007, achieving clean audits since 2012.  She cares deeply about the financial strength of the state and its communities.

  • KCPW reporter Whittney Evans shares Utah news stories with Utah Public Radio. Whittney holds a degree in communication with an emphasis in print journalism from Morehead State University in Kentucky.

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    A nordic racer from Stratton Mountain School, Will Koch can usually be found in the woods of Peru on his mountain bike or skis.

  • Corporate Support Associate

    Known as Willie by most, Will started at VPR in 2007, bringing in underwriting support. He came to VPR from Gardener’s Supply Company where, after nearly 16 years, Will says they were ready to plant him in the employee gardens. Prior to that,...

  • Commentator

    Will Raap is a social entrepreneur who founded Gardener's Supply Company and The Intervale Center and works to build a more prosperous and sustainable future.

  • Executive Coordinator

    An Orange County native, prior to returning to his home state last year William Ricker briefly worked in media in New York. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Bard College where he studied music, literature and intellectual dilettantism. His work...

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    Willem Lange is a retired remodeling contractor, writer and storyteller who lives in East Montpelier, Vermont.

  • Reporter, Kroc Fellow

    Yu Sun Chin is a 2015 NPR Kroc Fellow who worked with VPR News in 2016.

    Chin was born and raised in Seoul, Korea for most of her life. She majored in Journalism and International Studies at Northwestern University’s Medill School of...

  • Yuki Noguchi is a correspondent on the Business Desk based out of NPR's headquarters in Washington D.C. Since joining NPR in 2008, she's covered business and economic news, and has a special interest in workplace issues — everything from...

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