Hope Kirwan has been Wisconsin Public Radio’s La Crosse reporter since 2015.
Her stories can be heard almost daily on WPR’s newscasts, covering agriculture issues and southwestern Wisconsin. Hope was also the host of La Crosse’s regional talk show, “Newsmakers” until March, 2020.
Before joining WPR, Hope was a reporter for public radio station KBIA in Columbia, Missouri, where she earned several awards, including a National Edward R. Murrow Award. Hope received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.