Christopher Johnson

Christopher Johnson

Independent Producer

Producer

Christopher Johnson is an independent journalist who spent seven years with National Public Radio as a producer, reporter, and editor. As a reporter, Christopher covers music, food and popular culture. His work has been featured on NPR, Marketplace, as well as several local stations, including KPCC, KQED, and KCRW, where he is part of their Independent Producers Project. Christopher has earned grants from the Knight Foundation and AOL Artists. He was director of Oakland Voices – the Oakland Tribune’s community reporting project, as well as digital and social media editor for the climate and energy radio program “Burn.” Christopher lives in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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