Senior Producer, All Things Considered
Andy Hurst is the senior producer for KUOW’s local broadcast of All Things Considered. He works behind the scenes to produce the conversations you hear each day with newsmakers, community members, experts and journalists. Andy has produced interviews on a wide array of topics, and he’s especially drawn to stories about public health, science and arts & culture.
Andy has worked in public radio for more than 15 years. He was previously a producer for KUOW’s The Record, Weekday and The Conversation. He was also previously a member of the on-air team at KUOW, hosting middays for several years and filling in across the radio schedule.
He started his journalism career as the local host and producer for Weekend Edition at Northwest Public Broadcasting in Pullman, Washington. He’s a graduate of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University.
Languages Spoken: English
Professional Affiliations: 2017 Kiplinger Fellow, Ohio State University
‘People who are infected with this variant are at least 50% more infectious to others.’
‘Outside of the city, the trend was pretty much the opposite. Rents actually went up during the pandemic in places like Tacoma, Auburn, and Federal Way.’
‘Everyone is shoulder to the wheel right now trying to get this right… We will come out of this, and if we do it right, we will be stronger at the end.’
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'I feel very strongly that the only thing that you own your entire life is your name. To have that taken away when you die, it's not fair. We have to give these people back their names.'
‘…we are serving those students who are most in need.’
‘… it means that this has the potential to not only rescue our economy but to really benefit children and families and the economy for years to come.’
‘Giving somebody their right to vote back also sends the message that you are part of our community, and we welcome you home, and we want to support you in making positive changes in your life.’
‘The question is still: If we open up will people show up?’
A musical break thanks to the UW Chorale