Amanda Peacher is the public insight journalist for Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) in Portland, Oregon. She heads up community engagement and social media for OPB News and directs the Public Insight Network. She also does some enterprise reporting for online and radio news.
Amanda has reported on government, politics, and environmental issues for a variety of media outlets and magazines. In June 2011, she graduated with an MA in journalism and another in environmental studies from the University of Oregon. In her free time, Amanda enjoys backpacking, biking, and baking sweets. Her latest fascination is the many species of edible fungi that can be found and foraged in Northwest forests.
You can contact Amanda at amandapeacher[at]gmail.com
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