People of Northwest Public Radio
Cricket Cordova, an award-winning marketing and public relations specialist, is dedicated to fostering win-win relationships between businesses and Northwest Public Radio.
Cricket has extensive experience applying her skills in communications, sales, design, marketing and project management to achieve successful outcomes for a wide-variety of clients, including community development, hospitals, ski resorts, retail and the arts.
Cricket, an Eastern Washington native, received Honors at Entrance from Whitman College, then completed her Bachelor of Arts at New York University’s College of Art and Science where she also studied at NYU’s Stern School of Business.
Kristian Foden-Vencil is a veteran journalist/producer working for Oregon Public Broadcasting. He started as a cub reporter for newspapers in London, England in 1988. Then in 1991 he moved to Oregon and started freelancing. His work has appeared in publications as varied as The Oregonian, the BBC, the Salem Statesman Journal, Willamette Week, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, NPR and the Voice of America. Kristian has won awards from the Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists and the Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors. He was embedded with the Oregon National Guard in Iraq in 2004 and now specializes in business, law, health and politics.