skip to main content

Clare McGrane

Producer, Emerging Platforms

About

Clare's work focuses on the intersection of audio and the digital world. She oversees KUOW's Smart Speaker content and strategy, finding new ways to deliver quality journalism through this emerging platform. Through research and data analysis, she helps inform the station's broader approach to digital audio, including podcast strategy and presenting audio on KUOW.org. Clare also helps produce KUOW podcasts and does fill-in production and reporting work for the KUOW newsroom. She previously covered health and biotechnology at GeekWire, where she also produced the site's news podcasts. In her spare time, you may find her playing the teenage sorceress Elspeth Margaster in her current Dungeons & Dragons campaign.

Podcasts

Stories

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    Bridging a vaccine trust gap

    Washington's vaccine rollout hasn't been equitable, especially for Black folks. One reason: broken trust between Black communities and the medical system. Today we talk to someone who's trying to rebuild it.

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    Seattle Now: A new vision for the Northwest

    There’s a giant environment and energy proposal in congress that would reinvision a huge chunk of the West, including Washington. It comes from a surprising place: a Republican from a conservative rural district in Idaho.

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    Voices of the Pandemic

    It's been a full year of grief and loss. But also joy, and surprising connections. You’ve been telling us all about it through KUOW's Voices of the Pandemic series.

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    Reopening risks

    There's a lot more physical gathering going on these days, at places like schools, gyms and restaurants. That doesn't bode well for Covid numbers - but there are ways to limit the risks.

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    The vaccine line-jumpers

    Washington's vaccine system runs on the honor code. So it's no surprise that some people are exploiting it, and getting vaccines when they aren't eligible.

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    The vaccine squeeze

    Even if you’re eligible for a Covid vaccine, getting one is near impossible right now. That’s because more than two million Washingtonians are competing for the state's limited supply.

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    Schools hit reopening roadblocks

    Bellevue's plan to reopen classrooms for its youngest students last week wound up with substitutes and a court date with the teachers union. The story illustrates the huge challenge of opening schools while the pandemic still rages.