Assistant Producer, Data Investigations
Austin Fast specializes in data analysis on NPR's investigations team, often collaborating with reporters from Member stations across the country.
Before coming to NPR, Fast reported for KJZZ in Phoenix and covered the world's largest wild salmon fishery at KDLG in Dillingham, Alaska. He's also written breaking news at a Cincinnati TV station and taught English overseas with the Peace Corps.
Fast holds a master's degree in investigative journalism from Arizona State University and bachelor's degrees in journalism and international studies from Miami University (Ohio).