Angela Kellner

All Things Considered Host/Reporter

Angela Kellner is the KLCC host of All Things Considered and a reporter. Angela began as a KLCC volunteer in 1991 when she was in high school. While a student at Lane Community College, she was hired in 1993 for a work-study position in the KLCC Music Department and has been with the station in some role since then. Angela hosted KLCC's world music program Tropical Beat  for 11 years from 1994 to 2005.

Angela graduated from the University of Oregon in 2001 with honors and received a B.A. in Journalism and Communication Studies. She has earned numerous awards for her reporting, including First Place from PRNDI for her 2008 story Neighborhood Impact of Regional Medical Center. The Associated Press awarded Angela First Place for her 2009 story on the Achievement Gap in Oregon Schools as well as First Place for her 2010 feature Oregon Veterans: Help Wanted. In 2010, she partnered with NPR and was included in their series Living With War at Home.

Angela is the proud mother of a daughter and son.

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Education
9:52 am
Sat October 18, 2014

University of Oregon Launches Most Ambitious Fundraising Campaign In School's History

University of Oregon Interim President Scott Coltrane.
Credit University of Oregon

The University of Oregon held a swanky, invitation-only party Friday night to launch a $2-billion fundraising campaign. So far donors have pledged more than $700-million. This is the largest fundraising effort in the school's history. Interim UO President Scott Coltrane:

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Track and Field
12:09 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Interview With Olympic Runner Nick Symmonds of Springfield

Men's 800m Olympian Nick Symmonds of Springfield.

Nick Symmonds represented the USA in the men's 800-meter at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2012 Olympics in London. The Springfield resident has a new book out about his career on and off the track.

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Transportation
7:29 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Frontier Airlines Departing Eugene Airport, Ending Seasonal Flights To & From Denver

Frontier Airlines announced Tuesday it will stop serving the Eugene Airport by the end of November. The carrier has been offering seasonal flights to and from its Denver hub.

Frontier Airlines came to Eugene less than two years ago. They didn't offer flights year-round, but seasonally. Airport officials say Frontier was recently sold and is now focusing on bigger markets. Assistant Eugene Airport Director Cathryn Stephens.

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November 2014 Election
10:00 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Travel Guru Rick Steves Tours Oregon In Support Of Decriminalizing Marijuana

Guide book author, travel guru and public broadcasting host, Rick Steves, is in Oregon this week. He's speaking out in support of Ballot Measure 91, which would legalize recreational marijuana in the state.
Credit RickSteves.com

Public broadcasting host and guide book author, Rick Steves, is speaking in ten Oregon cities this week in support of Measure 91. The ballot measure would legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and over. He's in Eugene Thursday night at 7:00 pm at the McDonald Theatre in downtown Eugene. Steves spoke with KLCC's Corinne Boyer.

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Disasters & Accidents
6:15 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Pleasant Hill School Bus Goes Off The Road

A school bus filled with students from the Pleasant Hill School District went off the road Wednesday morning.
Credit Oregon State Police

A school bus loaded with students from the Pleasant Hill School District went off the road Wednesday morning. No injuries were reported.

It happened on Highway 222 near Jasper Road, north of Pleasant Hill. Emergency responders were called to the scene at 7:44 a.m. They first checked on the students, ages 5-15 years old, to make sure there were no injuries.

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Wildfires
6:59 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Congress Takes Recess Without Moving Ahead On Wildfire Funding

Credit Oregon Military Dept.

More than fifty fires continue to burn in the West. Efforts this summer to change how the federal government pays for fire suppression hasn't moved forward. And that has one Oregon lawmaker speaking out.

The Obama Administration has proposed paying for wildfire suppression the same way the federal government responds to natural disasters, such as hurricanes and tornadoes.  

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Arts & Culture
7:14 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Eugene Peace Week Continues Through Sunday

Members of the Eugene Peace Team set up their booth in downtown Eugene this week to help promote Peace Week.
Credit Angela Kellner

This is Peace Week in Eugene. Volunteers and organizations are holding events through Sunday to help promote peace.

Volunteers with the Eugene Peace Team set up their booth in downtown Eugene this week to talk with people about peace. Volunteer Julia Siporin is a yoga instructor and a representative for Words of Peace Global.

Siporin: “Peace is a fundamental right. All people deserve to have peace, to enjoy peace. And if we practice peace we can change our world.”

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Arts & Culture
7:42 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Eugene Celebration Parade Hits The Streets Saturday

Although the Eugene Celebration isn't happening this year, there will be a parade. There's also a celebration concert Saturday evening as part of the festivities.

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Arts & Culture
8:09 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

Festival Of Eugene To Be Held At Skinner Butte Park

Credit Festival of Eugene

UPDATE 8/15/14: Festival Producer Krysta Albert told KLCC Friday afternoon that the meeting with public safety and city officials went well. Albert says they are all on board to expedite permits to hold the event at the west side of Skinner Butte Park.

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Organizers of the Festival of Eugene are meeting with city officials Friday to work on solidifying the location and permits for the two-day event.

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Education
5:10 pm
Thu August 7, 2014

Dr. Scott Coltrane To Serve As Interim UO President

Dr. Scott Coltrane was tapped by the UO Board of Trustees Thursday to serve as interim president, after Michael Gottfredson resigned abruptly Wednesday.
Credit University of Oregon

The University of Oregon has a new leader. The Board of Trustees voted Thursday to hire Provost Scott Coltrane to replace Michael Gottfredson who resigned abruptly Wednesday.

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