Walden Kirsch is an Oregon-based reporter and photographer who has covered the technology industry for Intel since 2000. He has reported stories from across the U.S., Europe, Asia and the Middle East. He previously worked for 17 years as an on-air nightly news reporter for KGW-TV (NBC) in Portland, covering breaking news, the economy, politics, labor issues, natural resource issues, cults, and more. He has won an Emmy and numerous other reporting awards. Walden earned his BA in Psychology from Reed College and his MS in Journalism from Northwestern University.