Chris Thomas


Chris Thomas has worked with Public News Service since 2006, currently as senior editor. Previous experience includes stints as a news reporter, producer and anchor for TV stations in Boise, ID (KBOI), Portland, OR (KATU), and Dallas, TX (WFAA), plus a half-dozen radio stations and three daily newspapers. Also a former film critic and restaurant critic tough but fair!

Languages Spoken: English, basic Greek

Topic Expertise: Food safety, politics, salmon recovery, environment, eldercare & dementia

Local Expertise: Pacific Northwest (including rural Oregon), Texas, Greece

Demographic Expertise: Seniors

Recent Work:
100 Days and Counting: Nevadans Aim to Save LWCF
Group Asks FDA for Interstate Sales of Raw Milk
At WV State Capitol, Questions Land a Reporter in Jail
OR Filmmakers Follow Malheur Refuge Takeover from Day One
“Constitutional” Sheriff Backed Malheur Occupation
WA Lawmakers Asked to Give Helping Hand to Family Caregivers
WA Part-Time College Instructors Seek Job Stability
New Year Brings New Approach for Klamath Basin Dam Removal
Support for Harney County Residents Sweeps Across State
Funds Still Available to Help Low-Income Oregonians with Power Bills