Heath Druzin is Boise State Public Radio’s Guns & America reporter, part of a national collaboration between 10 public radio stations examining all aspects of firearms in America.
He previously covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and veterans issues for Stars and Stripes newspaper. This is his second stint Idaho – he covered crime, wildfires and government for The Idaho Statesman from 2005-2008.
Most recently, Heath was living in Mongolia, where he improved his horsemanship, though not his throat singing.
Heath grew up in Northern California and when he’s not reporting, you can find him hiking, snowboarding and brewing beer.
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