Year started with KUOW: 1998.
As KUOW's Assignment Editor, Derek coordinates the news team's daily coverage.
Previously, Derek has worked as a producer, a reporter, the local host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered and interim news director. Before moving to Seattle, Derek worked at NPR member station WNYC in New York City and CBS News.
Derek has won numerous national and regional journalism awards. He 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.