Lucia Starbuck

Lucia Starbuck reports for KUNR Public Radio, where she focuses on community reporting and the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic in Reno, Nevada. Starbuck knows the area well. She is from Reno and graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, along with a minor in cinema and media studies.

Sam Metz

Sam Metz covers the Nevada Legislature for The Associated Press with a special emphasis on water, education and health care. Metz most recently covered California politics for The Desert Sun and USA TODAY Network in Palm Springs, Calif. His work on wildfires, criminal justice and agriculture has won awards from the California Newspaper Publishers Association

Associated Press

The Associated Press is a global news agency that began 172 years ago as a cooperative of five New York City newspapers. With 263 locations in more than 100 countries, AP provides journalism to roughly 15,000 media outlets around the world. AP sets standards for ethics and excellence, and has won 52 Pulitzer Prizes, including

Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Las Vegas Review-Journal is the dominant news organization in Southern Nevada. We cover the state of Nevada as well as major news in eastern California, southern Utah and northwest Arizona. Our mission is to tell the most important stories in Las Vegas, to hold institutions and leaders accountable, and to fight for the public’s

KUNR Public Radio

KUNR Public Radio is a local NPR affiliate station serving Northern Nevada and the Eastern Sierra. The communities we cover include the Reno-Sparks metro area, along with several rural cities and towns across Northern Nevada and a handful of California cities in and around Lake Tahoe. Our license is owned by the Board of Regents