Nate Hanson writes daily VERIFY stories and produces digital content across platforms. He spent six years at KGW, the NBC affiliate in Portland, Oregon, as digital content producer. Nate has reported on a wide variety of stories including the COVID-19 pandemic, historic wildfires, and political and racial justice protests. He also contributed to KGW’s sports coverage from the high school level to the Portland Trail Blazers. He earned multiple newsroom awards for his work at KGW. A proud Pacific Northwest native, Nate is based in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Washington State University.