The Faces of 90.5 WESA
Behavioral Health Reporter
General Assignment Reporter
Director of Internships & Training; Executive Producer for Special News Projects
Host, Essential Pittsburgh
Senior News Editor
Reporter/Host, All Things Considered
Weekend Host and General Assignment Reporter
Host, Morning Edition & Speaking Volumes
90.5 WESA Production Director; Host & Operations Manager for JazzWorks
90.5 WESA Operations Manager & JazzWorks Host
A veteran Vermont reporter, John joined VPR in 2001. Previously, John was a staff writer for the Sunday Times Argus and the Sunday Rutland Herald, responsible for breaking stories and in-depth features on local issues. He has also served as Communications Director for the Vermont Health Care Authority and Bureau Chief for UPI in Montpelier.
John was honored with two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards in 2007 for his reporting on VPR. He was the lead reporter for a VPR series on climate change that in 2008 won a national Edward R. Murrow award for continuing coverage. In 2009, John's coverage of an asbestos mine in northern Vermont was recognized with a regional investigative reporting award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association.