Brady D. Slater covers St. Louis County, 8th Congressional District politics, transportation, the shipping industry and feature/enterprise stories for the Duluth News Tribune and Forum Communications. He's also co-host of Pressroom Podcast with new episodes appearing Wednesdays. A University of Pittsburgh graduate, Brady was born and raised in the Northland and is a married father of three grown children. He enjoys exercising outdoors and hunting deer with his father, uncle and sons in Mahtowa, Minn. He is an observant reporter and empathetic listener whose mother was instrumental in forming his views on reporting and humanity. An award-winning reporter many times over, he started at the Duluth News Tribune in 2014. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 218-723-5242.