Kami Horton serves as a writer and producer for OPB's historical documentary series, "Oregon Experience," which brings to life the stories of Oregon's past. With over two decades of experience, she has contributed to a variety of OPB and PBS productions, including "History Detectives," "PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer," the "New Heroes" hosted by Robert Redford, and "Pink Martini: Discover the World."
Kami launched her journalism career in Southern Oregon, working as a daily TV news reporter, producer, and anchor. She filmed and produced videos in Russia, and worked as a communications officer, video producer, and website content creator for an international nonprofit in Brussels dedicated to social justice, peace, and reconciliation. Her work has earned numerous local and national awards, along with international fellowships.
Kami graduated from Southern Oregon University with a bachelor's degree in broadcasting, obtained a master's degree in nonfiction writing from Portland State University, and completed certificate programs in Germany and Belgium. As a seventh-generation Oregonian, she holds a deep passion for the people and history of her home state.