Katie Redefer is a reporter whose work is published in two newspapers, Maryland’s The Salisbury Independent and Delaware State News. Previously, she was a metro correspondent for The Boston Globe’s city desk, reporting on breaking news. Redefer holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Emerson College, where she served as the editor-in-chief of The Berkeley Beacon, the student paper. In her free time, she enjoys practicing creative fiction writing, or sitting on the beach with a good book.
Independent Newsmedia, with a mission of public service journalism, publishes community papers in Delaware and Maryland, including these weeklies: Dorchester Banner, Crisfield-Somerset County Times and Salisbury Independent, all on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Stories break on Bay To Bay News, the news site of Independent Newsmedia.
Delaware Public Media is the first and only noncommercial public media news service established and headquartered in Delaware, and the only National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate licensed in the state. A nonprofit organization founded in 2009, we launched an online news service in 2010, subsequently obtained a radio station license, and began broadcasting on WDDE 91.1 FM in 2012.
Roman Battaglia reports for Delaware Public Radio where he focuses on politics, elections and legislation activity at the local, county and state levels. He was recently a part of the Next Generation Radio Program from NPR, where he reported on immigrant experiences in Sacramento, California. After graduating from Oregon State University in June 2019, he worked at Jefferson Public Radio as part of the Charles Snowden Program for Excellence in Journalism. His story covering the role that amateur radio operators play in disaster relief won the Bill Leonard Professional Media Award for Audio Reporting. During his time at Oregon State, Battaglia was the station manager for his college radio station, KBVR FM. Under his leadership, the station was named one of the top college radio stations by the College Media Association and a new podcast covering the experiences of Asian Americans on campus won the best podcast award for 2018-2019. Battaglia grew up in Portland, Ore.
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