James Morrison has been reporting and producing news stories for NPR member-stations for half a decade. He recently worked as a producer for Capital Public Radio's daily interview show Insight in Sacramento, California. His reporting has ranged from covering city hall to the largest state legislature in the nation, and from arts organizations to indie bands. James specializes in telling sound-rich radio stories, some of which have been accepted into international competitions. He enjoys reporting all new stories, especially ones that include food and animals. James has a degree in government-journalism from Sacramento State University and was recently a Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Fellow. When not in the newsroom, he enjoys cooking, cycling, swimming and relaxing with his wife and cats.
Reefs are being rebuilt along U.S. coastlines, which is good for the oyster. But how does it affect other underwater life? Researchers are listening to find out what animals use the reefs and why.
North Carolina isn't rich in coal, natural gas or oil, but it has more hogs than nearly any other state. And for years, scientists and farmers have been trying to turn swine biogas into electricity.
Is it worthwhile for doctors to screen all the patients who come through the door about their use of opioids? Usually not, but direct connections to treatment can change the equation.
A ship that sailed to the beaches of Iwo Jima during World War II and rescued seven people during one of the world’s largest-ever recorded storms will...