Dana Cronin

Dana Cronin covers agriculture and the environment for Illinois Newsroom. Her work has reached both national and regional audiences through WILL’s partnership with Harvest Public Media, a Midwest reporting collaborative focused on food and agriculture.

Dana started reporting in southern Colorado at member station 91.5 KRCC, where she spent three years writing about everything from agriculture to Colorado’s highest mountain peaks. 

She then went to work at her hometown station, KQED, in San Francisco. While there, she covered the 2017 North Bay fires. She also spent two years at NPR’s headquarters in Washington D.C., producing for shows including Weekend Edition and All Things Considered.