Justin Regan

Reporter / News Intern

Justin hails from the great state of California and is currently in his senior year at NAU. He came to KNAU last winter as a news intern and then came onboard as a part time reporter in the fall of 2013. Justin is also a senior reporter for NAU’s campus newspaper, The Lumberjack. And he plays on the school’s nationally ranked Quidditch team. Justin’s favorite part of radio reporting is the emotion that can be conveyed in audio that just can’t be done in print.

KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Local Specialists Assess Fallout from the Slide Fire

A part of the Slide Fire's burn area among the steep cliffs of Oak Creek Canyon.
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With the Slide Fire fully contained, the burned areas of Oak Creek Canyon still pose risks to people and structures. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, officials with the Coconino National Forest have sent in the Burned Area Emergency Response Team to assess the damage.

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KNAU and Arizona News
11:35 am
Thu May 22, 2014

American Red Cross Aids Slide Fire Evacuees

As the Slide Fire continues to burn in Oak Creek Canyon, some evacuees are utilizing an emergency shelter in Flagstaff. Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:57 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Residents of Kachina Village and Forest Highlands Put on Alert

The Slide Fire viewed from Flagstaff.
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As a result of the 4,500-acre Slide Fire, the communities of Kachina Village and Forest Highlands have been given pre-evacuation notice. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, the announcement came with several other advisories concerning the fire.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Coconino County Supervisors Ban Cell Phone Use While Driving

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors has unanimously passed a resolution to ban cell phone use while driving. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, county officials say it’s a response to inaction by the state.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Border Patrol Tightens Use-of-Force Rules

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The U.S. Border Patrol has issued new rules on when agents can use lethal force. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan report, this comes amid controversy surrounding the agency’s actions.

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:35 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Local Skepticism Regarding Armed School Employees

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A bill is going before the Arizona State Legislature that would allow schools to arm one employee with a gun. Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan examines how the proposed legislation might impact school districts in northern Arizona.

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KNAU and Arizona News
6:12 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Arizona Lawmaker Ruffles Feathers at Arpaio Roast

Rep. John Kavanagh
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Many key Republican and tea party speakers gathered together at the Western Conservative conference in Phoenix last weekend. One of the events was a roast of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, some think roaster and Arizona state representative John Kavanagh went a bit too far.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Invasive Mussel Population Expected to Rise at Lake Powell

Quagga mussels attached to the bottom of a boat.
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Invasive aquatic species have entered many of the major water systems in the American West. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, the population of the quagga mussel is expected to rise at Lake Powell.

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