Derek is an editor with NW News Network partner station KUOW, and works closely with correspondents Tom Banse and Austin Jenkins who cover regional issues across the Northwest and Washington state government. Derek is an award winning journalist with decades of experience in public radio, having started his career at WNYC-New York in 1994. In his career at KUOW, Derek has worked as an interim news director, a local host, a reporter and a producer. He has a bachelor’s degree in film from New York University and a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. Derek and his wife Gina live in Seattle with a very spoiled rescue dog.