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Clare McGrane

Producer, Emerging Platforms

About

Clare's work focuses on the intersection of audio and the digital world. She oversees KUOW's Smart Speaker content and strategy, finding new ways to deliver quality journalism through this emerging platform. Through research and data analysis, she helps inform the station's broader approach to digital audio, including podcast strategy and presenting audio on KUOW.org. Clare also helps produce KUOW podcasts and does fill-in production and reporting work for the KUOW newsroom. She previously covered health and biotechnology at GeekWire, where she also produced the site's news podcasts. In her spare time, you may find her playing the teenage sorceress Elspeth Margaster in her current Dungeons & Dragons campaign.

Podcasts

Stories

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    So far it's slow going for vaccines

    Covid vaccines were supposed to be the hopeful kickoff to 2021, but the rollout is going far slower than planned. The good news? Mass vaccination sites are on their way.

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    Seattle Now: Chaos in D.C.

    A politically charged mob, egged on by the sitting president, overruns the U.S. Capitol and brings democracy to a halt. We hear how it went for our state's congressional delegation and get perspective from University of Washington history professor Margaret O'Mara.

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    Seattle Now: I got vaccinated

    Nicole Johnson is an ICU nurse and has been treating Covid patients for months now. On Friday, she got her first injection of the Pfizer vaccine.

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    Seattle Now: The Christmas spirit

    A family is struggling to get by in a world full of tragedy and hardship, but hope is on the horizon. That sounds like a lot of people's experiences this year - but it's also the story of Christmas. This year, there's a lot we can learn from the holiday.

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    Seattle Now: Reinventing live music

    Live music is a huge part of Seattle’s identity, but the pandemic put a stop to concerts indefinitely. Now we have an opportunity to reinvent the scene, and move on from the city's past.

  • Seattle Now
    Seattle Now

    Seattle Now: The vaccine plan

    We've been waiting for a Covid vaccine all year. Now that it's finally here, how will we vaccinate everyone? And is a "return to normal" in sight?