Ley Garnett

Ley Garnett is the environment and energy reporter for Oregon Public Broadcasting, which covers all of Oregon (except the southwest corner) and southern Washington. He's also worked as assistant news director of WCPN-FM in Cleveland, reporter/instructor for Northwest Public Radio, and news director at public and commercial radio stations in Florida and Alabama. His entries won the PRNDI award for reporting in 1994 and for best newscast in 1990. He worked as a member of the national media staff for an unsuccessful presidential candidate before starting in radio as a sports play by play announcer and DJ in Athens, Georgia. His first news assignment was covering Jimmy Carter's victory celebration in Atlanta.

He earned a B.A. in broadcast and film and an M.A. in communications from the University of Alabama. Hobbies include Scrabble, cycling and hiking, including a summit of Mt Rainier.