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Derek Wang



Derek is an award winning journalist with decades of experience and currently supervises a team that covers daily and longer term news stories. Previously, he has been an interim KUOW news director, an editor for the regional Northwest News Network journalism collaboration, a local host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered and a KUOW reporter. Derek was hired by KUOW in 1998 to work as a producer for the national launch of the irreverent news-in-review show Rewind with Bill Radke. Before working at KUOW, Derek was a producer with New York Kids, a children's program at WNYC-New York and a desk assistant at CBS News.

He is also an avid ice hockey fan and roots for his hometown team, the New Jersey Devils.

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 Seattle with a very spoiled rescue dog.

Location: Seattle

Languages: English

Pronouns: he/him