Bret Jaspers is politics reporter for KERA.
His stories have aired nationally on the BBC, NPR’s All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and Here & Now, and APM’s Marketplace. Prior to KERA, Bret reported on politics and the Colorado River basin for KJZZ in Phoenix, and was managing editor at WSKG in upstate New York. He got his start in radio as an intern and temp producer at WNYC.
Awards include a 2016 1st Place NYS AP Association award for Enterprise reporting for a story on insurance coverage for addiction and a 1st Place Documentary award (with a colleague) for the hour-long special The Rush: Digging into Addiction.
Bret is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional stage actors.