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NSPR aims to bring you accurate and comprehensive coronavirus coverage in the North State. Here you will find all of our updates and stories. You can also get the latest by following us on Facebook and Twitter, or by visiting our COVID-19 Resource Page.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (MON 6.29)

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For the next week, we’re looking at food insecurity and hunger in the Camp Fire burn scar. It’s been more than a year and a half after the fire, through a series of five 30-minute episodes we’ll hear from survivors about their experience with a lack of food access and we’ll hear from those trying to help. We’ll learn about what’s working and what still needs to be done for food recovery after the fire. 

 

If you are a Camp Fire survivor who is having challenges getting healthy food for yourself or your family and you want to help us with this reporting – please fill our out our food insecurity survey.

 

For Monday, June 29, 2020. This is special coverage from North State Public Radio. First the latest on COVID 19.   

 

This episode was produced as a project for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Impact Fund.


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.