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about bree

Bree Zender is KUNR's Morning Edition host, news anchor, and reporter. You may have also heard her on NPR's All Things Considered, NPR's Here & Now, and KQED's The California Report.

She started her radio career as an intern at Montana Public Radio in Missoula, Montana, after graduating from the University of Montana in with degrees in theatre and journalism. She was also KCBX-Central Coast Public Radio’s midday host and reporter from 2016 to 2017.

She is currently pursuing her master’s degree at the University of Nevada, Reno, focusing on media innovation.

Her favorite part about her job is that the world is her office. She can do her job while recording bees buzzing in the middle of a Sierra Nevada meadow, capturing the chants of protestors, and listening to a steaming, bubbling geyser in the middle of the Nevada desert.

Bree is originally from the Deming, Washington and loves to visit often. She lives in Reno with her cat, Pete.