John Sepulvado is the Weekend Edition host at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
John began his journalism career reporting for the GalleryWatch news site in Austin, Texas. He has served as news director at the NPR affiliate WUSF in Tampa, Florida, a national correspondent at CNN and helped launch Marketplace Weekend. He was a Health Care Fellow at the USC Annenberg School where his reporting on birth defects near a toxic landfill resulted in the largest EPA fines at the time. The project earned him a Edward R. Murrow and a Public Radio New Directors Inc. awards.
John has won three other Murrow awards for environmental reporting and he shares in a Peabody for CNN's Gulf Oil Spill coverage and covered the Royal Wedding for CNN.
John attended Florida A&M in Tallahassee and is also a member of Phi Theta Kappa.
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