Sarah Bohannon

News Director

Sarah Bohannon is the News Director of North State Public Radio. She was previously the station’s Morning Edition host and a reporter. She's also produced many of NSPR's programs and podcasts including: After Paradise, a National Edward R. Murrow Award-winning program about post-Camp Fire recovery; California Burning, a five-part series looking into the history and solutions of catastrophic wildfires in California; Cultivating Place; Up The Road; and Common Ground for Common Good. Sarah was raised in Butte County. She holds a B.A. in Journalism from California State University, Chico. 

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (FRI 6.12)

Jun 12, 2020
Cal Fire

 


 

Today we’re focusing on wildfire season – we’ll hear from the Director of Cal Fire about predictions for the upcoming season and the interface between firefighting and coronavirus. We’ll also head to the Cal Fire Attack Base in Redding to hear more about how firefighters are trained to contain fires with aerial attack.  

 

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 Friday, June 12, 2020. This is special coverage from North State Public Radio.  

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (THUR 6.11)

Jun 11, 2020
Anthony Dunn / Flickr Creative Commons

Today we’ll hear about a new plan in Chico to bolster business during reopening by closing some downtown streets to make more room for outdoor dining and events. We’ll head to Plumas and Sierra counties to hear how tourism is causing a dilemma for businessowners there who want patrons, but not the increased risk of outsiders possibly bringing COVID into their communities. We'll also check in with the County Librarian for Tehama County to hear how libraries there have been engaging with the community throughout the pandemic.

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

For Thursday, June 11, 2020. This is special coverage from North State Public Radio. 

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (WED 6.10)

Jun 10, 2020
Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson


Today we’ll hear from State Assembly member Mike Gipson on his bill that would make carotid artery restraint by law enforcement illegal. We’ll also hear from Shasta College’s president about the community college’s transition to online education in the spring due to the pandemic, and it’s plans for the summer and fall.

 

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

 

For Wednesday, June 10, 2020. This is special coverage from North State Public Radio. 

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (TUE 6.9)

Jun 9, 2020
Visit Redding


Today we’ll hear from Redding Record Searchlight reporter David Benda about moving further into reopening and the civil protests happening in the city, we’ll also hear how businesses in Oroville are faring during the pandemic and we’ll check in with Predictive Services on this year’s wildfire outlook.

 

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 Tuesday, June 9, 2020. This is special coverage from North State Public Radio. 

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (MON 6.8)

Jun 8, 2020
John Burris Law Offices

 


 

Today we’re hearing from Bay Area civil rights attorney James Cook about being in his hometown of Minneapolis when George Floyd was killed, his thoughts on the civil protests we’re seeing across the nation and working on cases of police misconduct in the North State.

 

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 8, 2020. This is special coverage from North State Public Radio.  

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (FRI 6.5)

Jun 5, 2020
Discover Magazine

 

Today, we’re focusing on plagues of antiquity and what we can learn, if anything, from these pandemics of the past for the one we’re currently living in.  

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 Friday June 5, 2020. This is special coverage from North State Public Radio. 

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (THU 6.4)

Jun 4, 2020
Web MD

Today, we’re looking into what you can do while protesting to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 – a group of medical experts has put together some guidelines – we’ll hear more on what they are and why they think they’re important. 

If you have questions, or something you’d like us to know, leave us a message 433-9216 or go to our website at mynspr.org.   

For Thursday, June 4, 2020. This is special coverage from North State Public Radio. 

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (WED 6.3)

Jun 3, 2020
Marc Albert

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.

Today, we’ll follow up on demonstrations in Chico and Redding condemning the killing of George Floyd and racial injustice in the United States. We’ll also check in with Butte and Lassen counties about an uptick in COVID-19 cases, testing and contact tracing.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (TUE 6.2)

Jun 2, 2020
Andrew Nixon | Capital 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.

Today, we’ll continue to look into protests happening in Northern California following the killing of George Floyd – and at some in the North State that won’t be happening due to a fear of possible violence. We’ll also hear about new research that says those who think the coronavirus is extremely infectious might have a fatalistic view leading them to be less likely to follow public health guidelines.

COVID-19 SPECIAL COVERAGE (MON 6.1)

Jun 1, 2020
Tyrone Turner | WAMU

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.

After a weekend of demonstrations across the country focused on police violence and the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis Minnesota, we’re going to be turning over today’s show to part of an earlier statewide conversation discussing how this moment is affecting black Californians and where we go from here.

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