James Morrison

Reporter/Audio Producer

Washington, D.C.

James Morrison

Independent Audio Reporter and Podcast Producer

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James Morrison

James Morrison is a national award-winning broadcast reporter with more than seven years experience working in radio and podcasts. His work has been featured on NPR, Marketplace, Here & Now and multiple other radio outlets and podcasts. His reporting focuses on environmental and health issues, with a focus on the opioid epidemic and sustainable food systems. He was recognized with a national award for a story he reported for NPR on locally-sourced oyster farming. He also received a national award for his daily news coverage of firefighters killed in the line of duty. A podcast he produced about the fall of Saigon during the Vietnam War was accepted into the Hearsay International Audio Arts Festival.

Freelance reporter in Washington, D.C.

Experience & Skills:

Field producing.

Reporting breaking news and in-depth features.

Advanced audio editing and sound design.

Anchoring live news.

Directing live daily broadcasts and special coverage.

Producing live stage events.

Available for tape synchs.

Awards & Fellowships:

Full Spectrum Storytelling Intensive, Brooklyn, June 2018

NSF Climate Change Reporting Workshop, Columbia, SC, 2018

1st Place National Award for 'Radio Feature' (National Association of Press Women, 2017)

1st Place National Award for 'On the Scene Report' (National Association of Press Women, 2017)

Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Fellow, NYC, 2016.

Selected Entry, Hearsay Audio Festival, Ireland, 2015.

Kitchen Sisters Recording and Interviewing Workshop, Berkeley, 2013.



  • Audio Editing
  • Reporting
  • Producing Live Shows
  • Anchoring
  • Researching
  • Field Recording
  • Directing