News Department

Since 2002, WUOT has supplemented NPR's quality programming with in-depth local, regional and state news.  Director of News Content Matt Shafer Powell leads a team of award-winning, committed reporters who subscribe to a newsroom culture that demands fairness and accountability.



We will educate and inform our listeners with well-produced stories and interviews that apply a human perspective to the important regional issues of the day.


We will pursue them with integrity, responsibility and a commitment to accuracy.                                                                    


                                                      -WUOT News Mission