Peter O’Dowd is the assistant managing editor for Here & Now. He has a hand in most parts of the show — producing and overseeing segments, reporting stories, and occasionally filling in as host. Peter came to Boston from KJZZ in Phoenix, where as news director he helped establish a news operation with bureaus that spanned much of the U.S.-Mexico border. As an editor and reporter, he’s followed the nation’s housing market and the ongoing debate over immigration reform.
He got his start in broadcasting at Wyoming Public Radio. He’s a graduate of Georgetown and Columbia universities.
To win today’s election in Wisconsin, Sanders will need the progressive vote in Madison while Clinton will rely on the minority vote in Milwaukee.
Peter O’Dowd visits the birthplace of the Republican Party, in Ripon, Wisc., on the eve of that state’s presidential primary.
Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd checks in on oil spill research, and looks at how low oil prices are affecting business.
Nevadans who live in “the rurals” are whiter, older and carry a proud brand of anti-establishment politics.
The people who work in casinos and resorts make up a big part of the state’s electorate, and they tend to favor Democrats.
Many college students are enjoying the Christmas back at home this holiday, but for some students, home may be too far — especially foreign students.
A former NBA star was the world’s most popular search, edging out the Paris terrorist attacks and the movie “Jurassic World.”
Chinese student enrollment is almost double what it was five years ago – a boon to universities in need of new revenue sources.
The median rent for a one-bedroom apartment is nearly $3,500 a month – the most expensive rent in the country.
Last year, about 2 million Chinese tourists traveled to the U.S., a significant hike from 200,000 in 2003.
Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd reports there is no relief in sight for California farmers and wildlife ravaged by drought.