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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 the Northwest News Network, a public broadcasting collaboration across the Northwest, which includes coverage of state government and regional issues in Washington state and Oregon. Previously at KUOW, Derek has served as an interim news director, a local host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered, a reporter and a producer.

Before working at KUOW, Derek was as a producer for a children's program at WNYC, an NPR affiliate station in New York City and a desk assistant 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 Seattle with a very spoiled rescue dog.

Location: Seattle

Languages Spoken: English