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This is NSPR’s special program about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State.Originally broadcast each weeknight, as of late July 2020, the show is now weekly — airing Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and rebroadcast at 8:30 a.m. the following day. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 in our region.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (MON 6.22)

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Today we’re checking in with employment law expert Jennifer Shaw on navigating unemployment benefits months into this pandemic. We’ll also get something of a history lesson from Chico State professor emeritus Steve Brydon on why the United States was able to create a concerted effort to unify during WWII, but is so much more divided when it comes to the invisible enemy we’re facing today.  

If you have questions or comments for us leave us a message on our message line 433-9216 or go to our website at mynspr.org.   

For Monday, June 22, 2020. This is special coverage from North State Public Radio. 

This is NSPR’s weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weekday at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. NSPR will continue this special coverage as long as our community needs it. Our mission with this show is to provide accurate news and information about COVID-19 for the North State.

Matt Fidler is a producer and sound designer with over 15 years’ experience producing nationally distributed public radio programs. He has worked for shows such as Freakonomics Radio, Selected Shorts, Studio 360, The New Yorker Radio Hour and The Takeaway. In 2017, Matt launched the language podcast Very Bad Words, hitting the #28 spot in the iTunes podcast charts.
Ken came to NSPR through the back door as a volunteer, doing all the things that volunteers do. Almost nothing – nothing -- in his previous work experience suggests that he would ever be on public radio.
Phil Wilke has been General Manager of North State Public Radio since the summer of 2018. After a career in daily newspapers, he started with Kansas Public Radio in fundraising and underwriting sales. He moved to KRWG Public Media, a joint NPR/PBS licensee, in Las Cruces, N.M., as Development Director, before taking the NSPR job.