Eve Troeh is News Director at WWNO-FM in New Orleans, Louisiana, helping build the first public radio news department in the station’s 40-year history. She reported for the Marketplace Sustainability Desk from 2010 to 2013.

Troeh started at Marketplace in 2008 as part of the Marketplace Money production staff. Joining Marketplace’s sustainability desk in 2010, her first major assignment was attending the 2010 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Cancun, Mexico, an experience she called the best, and most rigorous, introduction to global sustainability issues. Troeh also filed stories from the Gulf of Mexico after the BP oil spill. 

Troeh enjoys her work as a radio reporter because it provides the opportunity to go behind the scenes, “Whether it’s a forgotten 19th century steam pipe system, international climate change negotiations, or a free-range hog farm, I get a thrill out of seeing how things work.”

Prior to Marketplace, Troeh worked as a freelance reporter in New Orleans, filing stories for the major public radio programs before and after Hurricane Katrina. She also served as an editor at the public radio music show American Routes.

Troeh holds undergraduate degrees in anthropology and journalism from the University of Southern California, and attended the University of Oslo as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar.

Originally from Juneau, Alaska, Troeh grew up in Sainte Genevieve, Mo., and now lives in New Orleans, La.

Features By Eve Troeh

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A social network for tots and 'tweens

Everyone, it seems, has a Facebook account, and thanks to a new site that just launched, even toddlers can get into the social-networking game. Eve Troeh reports.
Posted In: Internet
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'Hurt Locker' producers go after pirates

Producers of the Oscar-winning movie "The Hurt Locker" say they've identified thousands of people who illegally grabbed their film online. They say they'll sue if download thieves don't settle out of court. Eve Troeh reports.
Posted In: Crime
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Louisiana law clinics stripped of cash?

Louisiana legislature has introduced a bill that would make it harder for law schools and law students to fight for compensation after disasters like BP's oil spill. Eve Troeh reports.
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Walgreens to sell personal gene tests

Drugstore chain Walgreens has announced plans to sell genetic testing kits for diseases like cancer and cystic fibrosis. But Eve Troeh reports a little knowledge may be a dangerous thing.
Posted In: Health
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Reuters launches Web video news service

Thomson Reuters launches a new Web video news service today with a business focus. The service is subscription only, and subscribers can shoot, edit and upload their own takes on the global economy. Eve Troeh reports.
Posted In: Internet
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Has labor market reached tipping point?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says productivity was up more than 3% in the first quarter, which could mean some green shoots in the labor market as employers try to keep up production. Eve Troeh reports those shoots are going to grow slowly.
Posted In: Jobs
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Jobless benefits need long-term help

Lawmakers are looking into how to fund unemployment benefits in the long-term. The current model is unsustainable; California alone is going from an unemployment tab of $7 billion last year to about $18 billion this year. Eve Troeh reports.
Posted In: Jobs
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Ships try to steer clear of oil spill

The worst-case scenario for the BP oil leak might be even worse, with a potential 60,000 barrels spilling into the water. Ships passing through the Gulf are trying to avoid the spill, but the oil can be hard to see. Eve Troeh reports.
Posted In: Oil
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Colorado bill raises stakes for teachers

A new Colorado bill would tie a teacher's evaluation to student scores on standardized tests. Depending on how the teacher performs, it could mean the difference between job protection or a pink slip. Eve Troeh reports.
Posted In: Education

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