Former Food And Sustainability Reporter
Lesley McClurg was Capital Public Radio’s Food and Sustainability reporter until January 2016. Before coming to Sacramento, Lesley was in the Rockies covering energy and the environment for Colorado Public Radio. Her first radio gig was as a freelance reporter and producer for KUOW in Seattle. Prior to that, Lesley spent more than three years working for the PBS affiliate in Seattle, reporting and producing long-form segments for KCTS 9 Television. Lesley is an Edward R. Murrow award winner for hard news reporting.
In addition to her work in daily news, Lesley also has extensive experience in documentary filmmaking and writing. A seven-time Emmy Award nominee, she won an Emmy Award in 2009 for the documentary, “Green Prison Reform.” Lesley holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Louisiana State University.