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Kristen DeSilva

Audience Engagement Specialist

Kristen DeSilva (she/her) is the audience engagement specialist for Nevada Public Radio. She curates and creates content for, our weekly newsletter and social media for Nevada Public Radio and Desert Companion.

Prior to joining KNPR in 2022, she worked at KVVU-TV (FOX5 Vegas) and the Las Vegas Review-Journal. She’s won several state-level journalism awards, and has been nominated for a regional Emmy award.

Kristen grew up in — and is a fierce defender of — Las Vegas. She graduated with a BA in journalism and media studies from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She spends most of her free time outdoors, traversing the Silver State.

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