James Morrison

James Morrison is a national award-winning broadcast reporter with more than seven years experience working in radio and podcasts. His work has been featured on NPR, Marketplace, Here & Now and multiple other radio outlets and podcasts. His reporting focuses on environmental and health issues, with a focus on the opioid epidemic and sustainable food systems. He was recognized with a national award for a story he reported for NPR on locally-sourced oyster farming. He also received a national award for his daily news coverage of firefighters killed in the line of duty. A podcast he produced about the fall of Saigon during the Vietnam War was accepted into the Hearsay International Audio Arts Festival.

Morrison graduated from Sacramento State University with a degree in government-journalism and began his career as a news intern at Capital Public Radio in Sacramento, California. He worked at CPR as a reporter and producer for six years before moving to Delaware Public Media to become its afternoon news anchor. He’s currently a freelance reporter in North Carolina.

 

President Trump is putting coastal Republicans in a tight spot this election cycle with his proposal to open waters off the Atlantic coast to oil and gas exploration.

The federal government said it will finally pay a debt it has owed the state since Franklin D. Roosevelt was president.

North Carolina isn’t rich in coal, natural gas or oil deposits, but it has more hogs than nearly any other state. And for many years, people have been trying to figure out a way to turn hog waste into electricity.