Shannon YoungKGNU News and Public Affairs Director
Young is a longtime independent journalist, with a vast history in editorial and production leadership. She has been working in Mexico as a foreign correspondent and regularly contributed to PRX’s “The World,” Public Radio International, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), The Guardian, Vice News, Truthout, and the Texas Observer.
She is fluent bilingual English-Spanish and made the move from Oaxaca, Mexico to lead the KGNU News Department in 2021.
Firefighters continue to battle a blaze near a national research facility in Boulder. The so-called NCAR Fire is now 80 percent contained and has burned about 190 acres of open space since it started Saturday afternoon. For Rocky Mountain Community Radio, KGNU’s Shannon Young reports.