Eric TegethoffProducer, Arkansas News Service
Eric Tegethoff is a journalist covering the Northwest. Eric has worked as a reporter for KBOO, XRAY FM, and Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland, Oregon, as well as other print and digital news media. In 2012, Eric traveled to North Dakota to write about the Bakken region oil boom. He's also worked at a movie theater, as a campaign canvasser and quality assurance at a milk packaging factory. Eric is originally from Orlando, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida in 2010.
Languages Spoken: English
Topic Expertise: Northwest state politics, environment, labor
Local Expertise: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana
Demographic Expertise: low-income families, labor
Arkansas ranks 43rd in child well-being, according to a new national report. Child poverty rates in the state are especially high, despite improvements over the past decade.