• Reporter
  • Salem Correspondent

    Dirk VanderHart covers Oregon politics and government for OPB. Before barging onto the radio in 2018, he spent more than a decade as a newspaper reporter—much of that time reporting on city government for the Portland Mercury. He’s also had...

  • Reporter
  • Inland Northwest Correspondent

    Nick Deshais roams eastern Washington, North Idaho and northeastern Oregon as the Inland Northwest correspondent for the Northwest News Network.

    Nick has called the region home since 2008. As a journalist, he has always...

  • Northwest News Network Freelancer