Lucy Grindon

Lucy Grindon reports on low-income rural communities for North Country Public Radio in northern New York state. A recent graduate of Columbia University, she holds a master’s degree from the School of Journalism, where she covered education for Uptown Radio, documented responses to the war in Ukraine at Ukrainian Orthodox churches, and produced written and audio stories on local news, music and food. Grindon has worked for Commonweal magazine and her reporting for the National Catholic Reporter won a Catholic Press Award for best reporting of social justice issues. At Middlebury College, she studied history and Arabic, reported for The Middlebury Campus and was an opinion editor, and hosted two radio shows.

North Country Public Radio

North Country Public Radio encompasses 34 transmitters and translators that serve a large geographic area—northern New York, western Vermont, southern Ontario and Quebec. NCPR is one of the few organizations that connects and serves the entire region, home to remote mountain hamlets, sparsely populated farming communities, Akwesasne Mohawk towns and tourist meccas. This award-winning news organization seeks to tell the stories and improve the lives of people who are often overlooked by other news outlets.