Treefort 2020 Postponed to September 23rd - 27th

Tess Vigeland

Tess Vigeland

Los Angeles, CA

About

Tess Vigeland is a veteran journalist and a well-known voice to millions of American radio listeners. Vigeland spent 11 years as an anchor and reporter for public radio’s Marketplace. She also anchored NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered. She is the recipient of multiple national journalism awards, including, most recently, the 2019 Gracie Award for Best Host/Anchor, and the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage, both earned for her work reporting on the aftermath of the catastrophic Camp Fire that destroyed the city of Paradise, California. Vigeland has been a contributing writer to The New York Times, The Guardian, among other national and international publications. She is a public speaker and emcee, and the author of “LEAP: Leaving a Job With No Plan B to Find the Career and Life You Really Want,” published by Penguin Random House. In August of 2018, Vigeland repatriated to the United States after nearly three years living abroad and traveling solo to 20 countries throughout Asia and the Middle East.