Anh Gray

News Reporter

Anh joined the KUNR news team in spring 2014. She has graduate degrees in public health from Boston University and international education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She spent a decade working in the nonprofit and higher education sectors. After being a stay-at-home mom for several years, she decided to pursue a career in journalism, which was once a childhood aspiration.

She’s been a longtime listener of KUNR and NPR. She enjoys hearing local and global news stories over the radio; it makes her feel more connected to the world. Her home life is filled with the mayhem and laughter of three children, who also happen to be public radio fans.

A new program is exposing Washoe County high school students to high-tech career training. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray has more.

As Northern Nevada’s economy is diversifying, more technical jobs will become available at companies like Tesla and Switch. Dean Jim New is with TMCC's  Applied Technology Center.

People around the globe are mourning the death of legendary artist Prince. Our reporter Anh Gray spoke to a fan who fondly recalls seeing Prince perform live in Reno.

Twelve years ago Prince kicked off the world tour for his Musicology album at the Lawlor Events Center at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Gina Reed is a Reno resident and she's been to many of Prince’s live concerts, but her favorite was the one at Lawlor.

One more Washoe County School Board seat is going on the November ballot, creating a total of five open positions.  

Syringe exchange programs across the country are intended to curb the spread of blood-borne diseases like HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis. There’s only one program in Nevada and Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray checks in to see what they’re learning.

Change Point is Nevada’s first legal syringe exchange program which was set up two years ago. It’s based at the community health center Northern Nevada HOPES in downtown Reno.

 

Reno City Council has approved giving a strip of land located downtown to developers building a $50 million student housing project that would displace some tenants. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray has more.

 

The city is abandoning a section of Lake Street located between East Sixth Street and East Seventh Street that is about 10-foot wide by 400-foot long.

 

 

House Speaker Paul Ryan has laid to rest any speculation that he would accept a Republican presidential nomination. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports the upheaval in GOP leadership that’s playing out on the national stage is also taking place in Washoe County.

Nicotine poisoning in Nevada is on the rise and almost three-quarters of those incidences involve children. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray has more.

The state’s poison control hotline has been receiving a spike in calls for accidental nicotine poisoning. Kelli Goatley-Seals is with the Washoe County Health District. She says that between the number of calls doubled in the state between 2013 and 2014.

“In 2014, we saw 44 calls and more than 70 percent of them related to children between the ages of zero to five,” Goatley-Seals says.

Updated at 5:05 pm.

Wshoe County has one confirmed case of the Zika virus. But a local health expert says this poses a minimal threat to the community. Reno Public Radio's Anh Gray explains.

A dozen blood samples from Washoe County were recently sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One did come back positive and belongs to a woman who traveled to El Salvador.

 

First responders and drone experts gathered in downtown Reno for the first ever symposium on using drones in search and rescue. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray was there.

 

Using unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, in search and rescue is fairly new in the United States.

 

Warren Rapp is with Nevada Advanced Autonomous Systems Innovation Center, which is hosting the three-day event. Rapp says the potential for using drones in emergencies hasn’t yet been fully realized.

 

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Tesla Motors unveiled its new mid-luxury electric car at an event in Los Angeles Thursday night.  Dubbed the Model 3, the starting price tag is $35,000, or about half the cost of the company’s previous models.

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