Aaron Bonderson

Nebraska Public Media

Reporter Profile

Aaron Bonderson is a multimedia journalist covering the news in underserved communities for Nebraska Public Media, the state’s NPR and PBS stations. A recent graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism. While there, Bonderson interned as a general assignment reporter at Nebraska Public Media, covering agriculture, business, COVID-19, the environment and more. He has also worked as a sportscaster for KRNU, the university’s radio station, and as a reporter, producer, and sportscaster at KTCH radio in Wayne, Nebraska.

Beat: Portraits of Nebraskans, especially rural areas and residents of color

The reporter tells the stories of people who live outside the two largest cities and of Nebraskans of color, who represent nearly a quarter of the state's population. The beat takes the reporter to the businesses they operate, Native American reservations, sprawling ranches and meatpacking communities, offering perspectives from a wider array of Nebraskans.