Jason M Burrows is part of the Production Team on Soundside, and takes on announcing duties when needed.
He got his start onboard the USS Abraham Lincoln volunteering for the ship's KRUZ-FM, then spent 15 years as the "Jack of all Trades" at 96.5 Jack-FM.
Professional Affiliations: Military Veterans in Journalism
According to several news outlets' accounting, the United States has already passed this grim marker. The CDC's numbers have the nation just shy of that. Either way, the pandemic's toll is hard to fathom. KUOW reporters Kate Walters and Ruby de Luna have been spending time learning about who we've lost to Covid here in Washington State.
This morning city crews arrived at Woodland Park in Phinney Ridge to clear what Mayor Harrell's administration called “the last remaining park-based encampment of significant size” in Seattle.
A draft opinion published late Monday by Politico indicates the Supreme Court is likely to strike down Roe v Wade in the near future. That's the landmark 1973 ruling that guarantees federal protection of abortion rights across the United States. Now, draft opinions are just that -- nothing is set in stone yet. But should it happen, this ruling would mean abortion would be banned or restricted in as many as twenty eight states. Today we're dedicating the hour to talking about the implications of the fall of Roe in the Pacific Northwest. And how local supporters of abortion rights are responding.
Chris Morgan, host of KUOW's "The Wild" podcast, talked to Libby Denkmann about the otters' rescue from nuclear testing in Alaska in the 60's, and the part they play in combatting climate change.
Dr. Charlotte Coté is the author of A Drum in One Hand, a Sockeye in the Other: Stories of Indigenous Food Sovereignty from the Northwest Coast, and she sat down with Libby Denkmann to discuss "decolonizing" native diets.
Hale's Ales founder Mike Hale sits down with Soundside host Libby Denkmann to talk the history of Hale's and why they're pulling the plug now.