Jane Lindholm

Jane Lindholm hosts the award-winning Vermont Public Radio program Vermont Edition. Jane joined VPR in 2007 to expand Vermont Edition from a weekly pilot into the flagship daily newsmagazine it is today. She has been recognized with regional and national awards for interviewing and use of sound.

Before returning to her native Vermont, Jane served as director/producer for the national program Marketplace, based in Los Angeles.  Jane began her journalism career in 2001, when she joined National Public Radio (NPR) as an Editorial/Production Assistant for Radio Expeditions, a co-production of NPR and the National Geographic Society. During her time at NPR, she also worked with NPR's Talk of the Nation and Weekend Edition Saturday.

Jane graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in Anthropology and has worked as writer and editor for Let’s Go Travel Guides. In her free time, Jane enjoys nature writing and photography. She has had her photojournalism picked up by the BBC World Service and combines photography and nature writing on her blog, CommonWanderer.com. She lives in Monkton.

Tuition for the Vermont State College system ranks as the second highest in the country for in-state students in public four-year colleges. We're talking about the funding challenges for public higher education here in Vermont. The legislature is tackling the issue this year; and not for the first time. We'll also look further afield and see how other states around the country fund higher ed.

It's been almost two years since Governor Peter Shumlin signed Vermont's GMO Bill into law. And we're now just a few months away from it going into effect.

With the law close at hand, several large food manufacturers have decided to add GMO labels to their products or have changed to GMO-free ingredients.

On September 21, 1938, a hurricane slammed into New England killing hundreds and devastating the region.

Sgt. Jason Covey sits at a conference table in the Middlebury Police Department offices. Displayed out in front of him are three guns. Each one has a little tag attached by a string, looped around the trigger like a price tag, with information about how the department acquired the gun.

For several years, the mental health community awaited the opening of a Burlington facility called Soteria. It's a homelike space for people experiencing their first psychotic break - and often people who don't want to go on medication.

Senior citizens make up a large and rapidly growing segment of Vermont's population. Combine that with the state's tight housing market and mostly rural character, and housing for seniors can be a particular challenge here. We're looking at senior housing in Vermont - the challenges and strategies - especially with the state's focus on getting seniors the support they need to stay at home as they get older.

Many air bases across the country are clamoring to get the next generation of fighter jets. But the Burlington, Vt. area is bitterly divided over being one of the Air Force's preferred locations. Some residents say there are enough problems already with the F-16s — like noise.