James Dawson has covered state politics and government for Delaware Public Media since the station first began broadcasting in 2012. Those reports have spanned two governors, three sessions of the General Assembly and three consequential elections. He came to Delaware from his home state of Idaho, where he served as a public affairs reporter and news director for the commercial radio network Inland Northwest Broadcasting. His reporting experience included state and local government, arts and culture, crime, and agriculture.
James contributed features and reports to the Northwest News Network, a collection of public radio stations across the Pacific Northwest. He has a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting and digital media from the University of Idaho.
When James isn’t at Legislative Hall, you might find him brushing up on his photography skills along Delaware's coast and anticipating the Seattle Mariners' next rebuilding season.