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Ava Norgrove

Morning Edition Anchor & Reporter

Ava is NSPR’s Morning Edition anchor and reporter. They previously worked on NPR’s Weekend Edition and NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered broadcasts and produced weekly national news stories focused on contextualizing national issues for individual communities. They love NorCal and spending time outdoors.

Ava grew up in Paradise before moving to Chico after the 2018 Camp Fire. They have a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Chico State and wrote for The Orion and the Chico Enterprise-Record. They are a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community and are passionate about reporting on issues of intersectionality in the housing crisis, climate change and in health care.

Reach out to Ava with feedback, ideas or just to say hello at or 530-898-6884.