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Derek Wang



Derek leads a team of regional correspondents and helps coordinate the news department’s daily coverage. This includes stories from Northwest News Network, a regional public broadcasting collaboration which includes coverage of state government and regional issues in Washington state and Oregon. Previously at KUOW, Derek has been an interim news director, a local host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered, a reporter and a producer.

Before working at KUOW, Derek worked as a producer for WNYC, an NPR affiliate station in New York City and at CBS News. Derek has a bachelor’s degree in film from New York University and a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. He and his wife Gina live in Ballard, along with their very spoiled rescue dog.

Location: Seattle

Languages Spoken: English