Reporter and Producer

Conrad Wilson

Conrad Wilson is a reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Prior to coming to OPB, he was a reporter at Minnesota Public Radio. Before that he ran the news department at an NPR affiliate in Colorado. His work has aired on Marketplace and NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered. He has also written for Mashable, The Oregonian, Business Week, City Pages and The Christian Science Monitor.

Conrad earned a degree in international political economics and journalism from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Conrad is an avid photographer and loves spending time in the snow or on a trail.

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Recent Articles

News | local | Nation | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Judge To Sentenced Malheur Occupier: 'I Don't Want To See You Again'

OPB | June 26, 2017 12:59 p.m. | Portland

Geoffrey Stanek was sentenced to six months home detention for his role in the 41-day long occupation in eastern Oregon.

News | Politics | local

Review Clears Judge Who Helped Immigrant Avoid Federal Officers

OPB | June 20, 2017 1:40 p.m. | Portland

A review found Multnomah County Judge Monica Herranz didn’t know she was helping a man who was in the country illegally escape arrest from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.

News | local | Nation

Beaverton Strip Club Pays Settlement For Prostituting 13-Year-Old

OPB | June 20, 2017 12:45 p.m. | Portland

The owners of a shuttered Beaverton strip club will pay a $1.25 million settlement for forcing a 13-year-old girl into prostitution.

News | Environment | Land | Politics | local

Judge Halts Lawsuit Over Expanded Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

OPB | June 19, 2017 12:30 p.m. | Portland

A federal judge will allow the Trump administration to complete its review of national monuments before deciding how to move forward with a lawsuit involving the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.

News | Politics | local

Former Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber Doesn't Rule Out Return To Politics

OPB | June 16, 2017 5:30 p.m. | Portland

"I'm feeling both very happy and fully vindicated," former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber told OPB's "All Things Considered."

News | Politics

Federal Prosecutors Won't Charge Former Oregon Governor, Fiancee

OPB | June 16, 2017 12:20 p.m. | Portland

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Oregon announced Friday it won't bring criminal charges against former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, for alleged misuse of their positions.

News | Politics | Nation

'OPB Politics Now': A Busy Week For Oregon Senators

OPB | June 15, 2017 1:33 p.m.

Both of Oregon's senators found themselves in the national spotlight this week. 

News | Politics | local

Oregon Supreme Court Hears Case Against Judge Who Refused Same-Sex Marriages

OPB | June 14, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

The Oregon Supreme Court is deciding whether to discipline Marion County Circuit Court Judge Vance Day, or even remove him from the bench.

News | Politics | local

Oregon Supreme Court Set To Hear Judge Vance Day's Fitness Case

OPB | June 13, 2017 5 p.m. | Portland

After an investigation, the state’s Judicial Fitness Commission recommended Marion County Judge Vance Day be removed from the bench.

News | Politics | local | Nation

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General

OPB | June 13, 2017 2:12 p.m.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said there were some things he couldn’t talk about because of protected conversations with the president.

News | Environment | Transportation | Energy | Nation

Gorge Commission Hears Union Pacific Appeal Of Mosier Track Expansion

OPB | June 13, 2017 9:54 a.m. | Portland

The proposed five-mile expansion would pass through the site of last year’s oil train derailment that spilled 40,000 gallons of crude oil and contaminated the town’s groundwater.

30 Años Después, La Ley Del Estado De Santuario De Oregon, Sirve Como Modelo Para Los Demás

OPB | May 1, 2017 6 p.m.

La ley de Oregon prohíbe el uso de recursos estatales y locales para hacer cumplir la ley federal de inmigración, la "Ley de Santuario” de Oregon, data de hace 30 años - y en el momento de su implementación, no fue algo polémico.

News | Politics | History | local | Nation

30 Years Later, Oregon's 'Sanctuary State' Law Serves As A Model For Others

OPB | April 17, 2017 8:40 a.m. | Portland

Oregon law prohibits local police from enforcing federal immigration law, and it’s got nothing to do with President Trump. It's been that way for 30 years.

News | Politics | local | Nation

Head Of Oregon GOP Files Complaint Against Multnomah County Judge

OPB | April 13, 2017 2:50 p.m. | Portland

The chairman of the Oregon Republican Party filed a complaint this week against a Multnomah Couty judge, who attempted to help a person evade arrest by federal immigration officers.

News | NW Life | local | Nation

Médico Del Joven DACA Detenido, Preocupado Sobre La Salud Mental De Su Paciente

OPB | April 12, 2017 4:04 p.m. | Portland

El psiquiatra de un joven de Portland detenido por el departamento de Inmigración y Aduanas (ICE por sus siglas en inglés) ha pedido la liberación inmediata de su paciente.

ICE Interrumpe Temporalmente Lista De Alguaciles Que No Cooperan Con Ellos

OPB | April 12, 2017 1 p.m.

Por ahora, el departamento de Inmigacion y Aduanas (ICE por sus siglas en inglés ), dejará de publicar una lista semanal en la que nombra a alguaciles que no cooperan con la agencia.

News | local | Nation

Corte Suprema De Oregon Pide A ICE Que Se Mantenga Alejada De Tribunales

OPB | April 11, 2017 6:45 p.m. | Portland

El Presidente de la Corte Suprema del Estado de Oregon, Thomas Balmer, dijo el jueves que las acciones de los oficiales federales de inmigración han sido una “fuerza disuasoria” para algunos individuos tratando de accesar el sistema criminal de justicia.

Doctor For Detained DACA Recipient Concerned About His Patient's Mental Health

OPB | April 11, 2017 6 p.m. | Portland

The psychiatrist for a DACA recipient arrested by immigration agents says his client's mental health will likely decline with continued detention.

News | Politics | local | Nation

ICE Temporarily Stops Publishing Report Naming Uncooperative Sheriffs

OPB | April 11, 2017 12:17 p.m. | Portland

Immigration and Customs Enforcement will temporarily stop publishing a weekly list of sheriffs who don’t cooperate with the agency.

News | Nation

Oregon DHS Sued Over Reducing In-Home Care Hours

OPB | April 11, 2017 10:04 a.m. | Portland

A group of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities has filed a lawsuit against Oregon’s Department of Human Services.

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