Joe Schoenmann is Host/Senior Producer of KNPR's State of Nevada. He has been working in Las Vegas as a print reporter for 17 years. He started at the Las Vegas Review-Journal and then moved over to the Las Vegas Sun. He's covered the state legislature, city and county government, and most recently, he reported on Tony Hsieh's efforts to rebuild downtown Las Vegas for the Sun as "Joe Downtown". Joe grew up in the hometown of Frank Lloyd Wright--Spring Green, Wisconsin.