Kyle Norris has worked in public radio as a host, reporter and producer for nearly 20 years. He spent 10 of those years at Michigan Radio and has additionally worked for KNKX and KUOW in Seattle. He currently teaches audio storytelling at KUOW’s RadioActive youth media program.
Norris was the field producer for Wondery’s true crime podcast, Suspect; senior producer for Battle Tactics for your Sexist Workplace; and co-instructor for the University of Washington’s graduate course, Audio Storytelling. His latest story for NPR was a remembrance of Betty White.
Betty White, a beloved icon and actress since the beginning of TV, has died at age 99
TV favors the young — but Betty White only got more famous as she got older. White's career began in the earliest days of television, and she was active until her death Friday at the age of 99.
Seattle Now: Give it up for Seattle's 'Lady A'
A David and Goliath fight has been playing out in the music world, between a platinum-selling country act and a Seattle blues singer who's fighting to keep the name she's performed under for more than 20 years.
Seattle Now: No shoes, no shirt, no mask, no service
Most people seem to be cooperating with the Governor's mask order. But some people who aren't... really aren't. So whose job is it to enforce the state's mask rule? KUOW's Ashley Hiruko tells us how this story is playing out at one major retailer in Western Washington.
Seattle Now: Police reform tested in Tacoma
Before George Floyd, there was Manny Ellis. He died in police custody in early March, his family wants answers and Washington's new police accountability law was supposed to help. So far, it hasn't.
Seattle Now: Sober quarantine with GNR's Duff McKagan
The Seattle native and bass player for Guns N' Roses talks managing sobriety in a pandemic, trying to buy face masks and the future of rock and roll.
Seattle Now: Too much information
Our instinct in a crisis is to talk to each other, but news changes by the hour. So what information can you trust?
Half of the patients at this free, pop-up health clinic already have insurance
1,000 volunteers will help more than 3,000 patients at this four-day health clinic that takes over Seattle Center.
What’s with Seattle bumper stickers these days?
On this episode a listener asks us to explore the patterns and messages of bumper stickers in the Pacific Northwest. But there’s a personal reason she wants to better understand Seattle’s bumper sticker culture.
Finding love is hard. In Seattle it's even harder
What makes Seattle an especially challenging place to date?
Have you noticed all the cotton fluff drifting in the air?
"What's up with all the white fluff in the air?" That was one listener's question we recently answered in our SoundsQs podcast.