Will James is a reporter for KNKX Public Radio, an NPR station in Seattle. He covers homelessness, immigration, and Washington's South Sound region. His feature reporting has won regional Edward R. Murrow awards in Washington and New York.
This documentary-style podcast give listeners a close-up view of unsheltered homelessness. Episode 9 takes some of the questions posed by listeners throughout the series, and gives people who are homeless a chance to weigh in.
Olympia’s response to homelessness defied conventions. Did it work? A year later, we look at the city’s results and whether they point to a way forward.
"The experience of working with our subjects for more than a year changed my own ideas about homelessness and how to report on it."
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Will James, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship....
Sam Miller can help us understand how addiction and homelessness intersect because he’s lived them both. Plus he can make us laugh. He points to one reason he was able to overcome homelessness while many others get trapped.