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Amanda Loder

Weekend Host/Business Reporter

Amanda Loder reports on business and the economy in NHPR's newsroom, and hosts Weekend Edition. Amanda  joined New Hampshire Public Radio following four years of reporting and hosting at Spokane Public Radio in Washington State. At Spokane Public Radio, she was recognized with regional Edward R. Murrow and SPJ awards for her feature and series reporting. During four years at SPR, she worked her way up from general assignment reporter to featurist, and was ultimately tapped to host All Things Considered. Amanda, a native Iowan, received her Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Religious Studies from Lawrence University, and a Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University.


  • Amid Settlement Battle With Regulators, HealthTrust Announces $13.9M Refund
    Communities that carry HealthTrust insurance for public workers could split $13.9 million following a vote by the program’s board of directors. In an…
  • Airplane Wing
    Manchester-Boston Airport Open, But Flight Departures Hit-Or-Miss
    Manchester-Boston Regional Airport remains open today despite the winter storm. But Deputy Airport Director Brian O'Neill says they've seen "a significant…
  • Snow Plow
    DOT To Commuters: Beware Snow Covered Roads
    The state Department of Transportation is advising commuters along major highways and interstates in southern New Hampshire to travel no faster than 45…
  • N.H. Welcomes National Guard Unit Back From Afghanistan
    New Hampshire's elected officials joined the state's military leaders to welcome home a medevac unit that recently returned from Afghanistan. The…
  • Sen. Shaheen, Rep. Kuster To Speak At Veterans Day Ceremony
    Two members of the state's congressional delegation have announced their plans for Veteran's Day. Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen and Representative Ann…
  • LGC Takes Regulator To Court Over Reorganization
    The Local Government Center is taking its regulator to court—again. This time, over how the organization is restructuring. On Tuesday, the LGC requested a…
  • Arriving at the Gate
    Airline Industry Changes Hit Manchester, Small Airports Hard
    A recent MIT report shows many small airports are struggling as more passengers book flights out of big cities. And the findings are stark. Out of 74…
  • New Hampshire's economy is comparatively strong these days, but that strength varies depending on where you are in the small state. The closer you get to its border with Massachusetts, the more robust the economic activity. The state has been aggressive about marketing the so-called "New Hampshire Advantage."
  • Actors in period garb are the usual denizens of the Strawbery Banke Museum campus in Portsmouth, N.H., which spans 250 years of history. To make ends meet, the museum has lured more modern dwellers.

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