Behind every VIA article there's an intrepid reporter risking sunburn on an exotic Tahitian cruise, indigestion on San Francisco's best food tours, and over-exfoliation in the West Coast's most relaxing spas. These are the men and women who lived to tell the tale.
Brian Doyle is the editor of the University of Portland's alumni magazine. A member of the Oregon Field Ornithologists Society, he is particularly addicted to hawks and falcons. He is also a bibliophile of the first order, much to the chagrin of his family, who must make room for mounds of moldy tomes. Bystanders claim that Brian entered a state of nirvana while reporting on Powell's City of Books in Portland.