People

  • Director of Engagement Journalism & Executive Producer of Brave Little State

    Angela Evancie is VPR's Director of Engagement Journalism and the Executive Producer of Brave Little State, the station's people-powered journalism project.

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  • Reporter

    Anna Van Dine is a reporter and co-host of The Frequency, VPR's daily news podcast, along with Henry Epp. She first joined VPR as an intern in 2019. Prior to that, she spent time at StoryCorps, the Vermont Folklife Center, and WNYU.

    Anna...

  • Senior Reporter and Host, 'Vermont Edition'

    Bob is a veteran Vermont journalist, specializing in political reporting. He is based in VPR’s Capital Bureau located across the street from Vermont’s Statehouse. Prior to joining VPR full time in 2002, Bob ran the Vermont News Service for 21...

  • News Editor

    Brittany Patterson joined VPR in December 2020. Previously, she covered energy and environment for West Virginia Public Broadcasting and the Ohio Valley ReSource collaborative. She also teaches audio and video news writing at West Virginia...

  • Host/Reporter, All Things Considered

    Henry Epp is host of All Things Considered and a reporter at VPR.

    Henry came to VPR in 2017 after working for five years as a host and reporter at New England Public Radio (NEPR) in Springfield, Massachusetts. At NEPR, Henry covered...

  • Reporter For Southern Vermont & The Connecticut River Valley

    Howard Weiss-Tisman is VPR's reporter for Southern Vermont & the Connecticut River Valley. He worked at the Brattleboro Reformer for 11 years, reporting on most towns in the region and specializing on statewide issues...

  • Host, Vermont Edition & But Why

    Jane Lindholm is the host, executive producer, and creator of But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids. Until March 2021, she was the host of the award-winning Vermont...

  • Senior Reporter

    A veteran Vermont reporter, John joined VPR in 2001. Previously, John was a staff writer for the Sunday Times Argus and the Sunday Rutland Herald, responsible for breaking stories and in-depth features on local issues. He has also...

  • Reporter

    Liam is VPR's reporter covering Burlington and Chittenden County.

    He also serves as an occasional fill-in host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

    Liam  joined VPR in 2015 as a board operator,...

  • Freelance Reporter

    Lorne Matalon is the 2016-2017 Journalism Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin and a Vermont resident. Prior to his fellowship, he was the Texas correspondent for the Fronteras Desk, a collaboration of NPR member stations focused on the...

  • Managing Editor of News

    Mark Davis has spent more than a decade working as a reporter in Vermont, focusing on both daily and long-form stories. Prior joining VPR as assistant news director, he worked for five years at Seven Days, the alt-weekly in Burlington, where he...

  • Morning News Editor

    Originally from Delaware, Matt moved to Alaska in 2010 for his first job in radio. He spent five years working as a radio and television reporter, as well as a radio producer, talk show host, and news director. His reporting received awards...

  • Senior Reporter

    Nina has been reporting for VPR since 1996, primarily focusing on the Rutland area. An experienced journalist, Nina covered international and national news for seven years with the Voice of America, working in Washington, D.C., and Germany....

  • Reporter

    Peter Hirschfeld covers state government and the Vermont Legislature. He is based in VPR’s Capital Bureau located across the street from Vermont’s Statehouse.

    Hirschfeld is a leading Vermont journalist who has covered the Statehouse...

  • Senior Reporter & Special Projects Producer

    Steve has been with VPR since 1994, first serving as host of VPR’s public affairs program and then as a reporter, based in Central Vermont. Many VPR listeners recognize Steve for his special reports from Iran, providing a glimpse of this...