Nicholas Deshais is the Editor of the Inlander, where he oversees the entire editorial operation and supervises news coverage. He was a staff writer for the paper from 2008-12, and has worked for various news outlets, including Portland’s newsweekly Willamette Week, the Spokesman-Review, Northwest Public Broadcasting and Washington State Magazine. His reporting has appeared in the Seattle Times, the Detroit News and the Missoulian, as well as on Spokane Public Radio, OPB, Jefferson Public Radio, KUOW and KHQ-TV. In 2012, he was named a finalist for the prestigious Livingston Award for an Inlander cover story about (now former) Assistant City Attorney Rocky Treppiedi and his involvement in the Otto Zehm police brutality case. In 2016-17, Deshais was a Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellow at the University of Michigan. He loves long bike rides, long books, and long vacations.