As KUOW's Assignment Editor, Derek coordinates the news team's daily coverage. Previously, Derek has been the station's interim news director, the local host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered, a reporter and a producer. 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.
To see more of Derek's past KUOW work, visit our archive site.