Jenn Chávez
Jenn Chávez

Jenn Chávez

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Jenn Chávez is a radio host, announcer and producer with Oregon Public Broadcasting.
 
Jenn has been making radio in Portland for over a decade. Prior to joining OPB in 2017, she hosted and produced the local news radio show “The Five Quadrants of Portland” on XRAY-FM, reporting on issues impacting underrepresented communities.
 
She has a BA in literature and writing from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She spent her younger days as a film-nerdy video store clerk, and remains a source of unsolicited movie recommendations.

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A Portland volunteer protest medic’s dispatch from the front lines

Volunteer protest medic Chris Wise has been providing emergency medical aid to the injured and afflicted during Portland's ongoing demonstrations against police violence and systemic racism. He's also a plaintiff in a federal civil rights lawsuit filed on behalf of protest medics in Portland that alleges they've been intentionally targeted by law enforcement.





Malcolm Shabazz Hoover, co-founder and co-director of the Black Futures Farm in Southeast Portland, shows off some fresh greens.

A Portland farm seeks to restore Black people to the land

A century ago, Black people made up 14% of the farmers in the nation, today they account for only 1.4%. Portland's Black Futures Farm is working to restore Black people to the land and build Black food sovereignty.





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