Headshot of Reginald Hardwick, Board Member of the Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Reginald Hardwick

Board Member


Reginald Hardwick is the News & Public Affairs Director at Illinois Public Media. He oversees newscasts on WILL-AM/FM, The 21st talk show that airs on NPR stations across Illinois, and the “State of Change” TV documentary about climate change that airs on PBS stations in Illinois. He started at IPM in October of 2019 after serving as News Director for WKAR in East Lansing, Michigan. Previously, he was a news producer and manager at the NBC station in Dallas, where he won 7 Emmy awards. Born in Vietnam, Reginald was adopted and grew up in Eastern Colorado. He is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado.