Matt Fidler

Producer

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.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (FRI 3.27)

Mar 27, 2020
NBC


This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.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 in our region.

 

Tonight, we check in on how schools in rural areas are staying connected with their students, we hear from a medical worker who five years ago helped fight Ebola and is now helping battle COVID-19 in the small community of Round Mountain and in Redding, and we’ll hear a pleading message from a Chico doctor that’s trending on social media about how you can play a role in keeping him and his family safe.

USC

For scientists in the fields of chemistry, medicine, and physics, there is the Nobel Prize and all the accolades that come with it. But for scientists in the environmental sciences, the Tyler Prize was created by Ann and John Tyler in 1973 to recognize scientists making world-class contributions to the fields of science that most impact our understanding of the Earth's ecosystems.

The Press Democrat

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.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 in our region. 

Tonight, we check in with the North State’s District 2 Representative and Congressman Jared Huffman about a two trillion dollar bill created to save the nation’s economy, which is set to go before the house tomorrow.

Timber Press


TRUTH, BEAUTY, CHAOS & PLANTS - May Day is upon us and we celebrate in conversation with Australian gardener and writer - Georgina Reid. Based in Australia, her work under the name of The Planthunter finds truth beauty chaos and what it is to live an important life – in constant relationship with Plants. Join us.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (WED 3.25)

Mar 25, 2020
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.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 in our region.  

Tonight, we’re focusing on checking into some of the most vulnerable residents to COVID-19 in the North State – those who are homeless and those who are in jail. We’ll also answer some of your questions and we’ll follow up about the first death in the North State due to the virus that happened yesterday in Shasta County. 

Good Reads


Emily Gallo moved to Chico, CA, and retired from teaching in 2006. She started writing screenplays and television and moved into novels.

 

She published her first novel, Venice Beach, in 2015 and has written five more novels: The Columbarium, Kate & Ruby, Roads Not Taken, Murder at the Columbarium, and her latest, The Last Resort.

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This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.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 in our region.  

Tonight, we’ll hear from the health officer of Yuba-Sutter counties about the three positive confirmed cases of COVID-19 happening there, we’ll hear how the sole shelter for those experiencing homelessness in Shasta County is fairing, and we’ll take a little trip with a familiar voice we know you miss!  

Center for Disease Control and Prevention


This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.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 in our region.  

 

Tonight, we head to Butte County and hear from Butte County Public Health Officer Andy Miller about the two positive confirmed cases of novel coronavirus that were announced there over the weekend. Also, NSPR’s Dave Schlom speaks with Jared Caylor, superintendent of the Corning Union High School District about his perspective on what’s involved with closing a school and how they’re moving forward. 

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This is NSPR’s new weekday show about the local and regional effects of COVID-19 in the North State. Listen each weeknight Mon-Fri at 6:30 p.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 in our region.  

Tonight, we’ll discuss Governor Gavin Newsom’s order yesterday for all Californians to “stay home,” we’ll take a look at the predicated rates of spread and the hospital capacity in the North State should those numbers come to fruition and we’ll hear from local groups and organizations in the region who are hustling to provide delivery services for those at high risk who are hunkered down in their homes. 

Visit California

On this classic episode of Blue Dot we revisit Lassen Volcanic National Park, the latest addition to the University of California Natural Reserve System. The 41 units of the UCNRS represent virtually every ecosystem in this ecologically diverse state and make it the largest university affiliated preserve system in the world. 

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