Danny Peterson is an accomplished writer, journalist and filmmaker from Juneau, Alaska. He received one-on-one coaching writing stories, taking photos, and voicing and editing professional broadcast pieces for local public radio station KTOO, in Juneau. During undergrad, he produced a documentary film about homeless advocates called “Invisible Hands,” which aired on public television in Alaska. He has a strong interest in arts and culture, homelessness and equality issues, and community reporting. He is a Community Reporter at Portland Observer and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Multimedia Journalism in Portland, Oregon. Contact Danny at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Filmmaker creates jobs incubator for blacks, females
The fellowship is the brainchild of Ifanyi Bell, an accomplished and Emmy-nominated African American filmmaker who grew up a mile and a half north of the original 35-year-old Portland Community Media building in northeast Portland.
Zoning plan to protect affordable Mobile Home Parks
The city’s 56 mobile home parks are some the most affordable residential areas left in Portland and many of the residents of these parks cannot financially afford to move.
One year lease brings uncertainty
KairosPDX wanted a five year lease, but the district offered only one year, plus a rent increase of over 30 percent, according to KairosPDX school board members.
Pilot transportation option will be evaluated
Two companies were allowed to set up shop for their app-based scooter services last week thanks to permits from the Portland Bureau of Transportation as part of a pilot program to test the compatibility of e-scooters in the city.
Workers say stike is possible
Portland Public Schools special education bus drivers may go on strike
Young inventor competes for top prize
Rishab Jain, a soon-to-be eighth grader at Stoller Middle School in Beaverton, was one of 10 finalists chosen to fight for the title of “America’s Top Young Scientist” for his cancer treatment innovation.
Works with drug addicted, homeless to change outcomes
Pilot project helps struggling people, many living on the street, get connected with social services and treatment, instead of continuing to cycle through the criminal justice system.
Liberal groups in staunch opposition
Like Trump’s first nominee last year, Justice Neil Gorsuch, Trump's latest Supreme Court judge pick Brett Kavanaugh could help remake the court for decades to come with rulings that could restrict abortion, expand gun rights and roll back key parts of Obamacare.
First shooting by PSU campus police kills man
Multiple witnesses report that man killed was trying to break up a fight outside the Cheerful Tortoise
OHSU study finds benefits for aging brains
Unique program focuses on brain health while also serving as a way of preserving the stories of community black elders.