Staff

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LEADERSHIP

Chief Content Officer: Kristen Muller

Digital: Melissa Leu

Engagement: Ashley Alvarado

In Person: Jon Cohn

Managing Editor: Megan Garvey

Podcasts: Arwen Champion Nicks

Programming: Sal LoCurto

LAIST

Senior Editor: Melissa Leu

Associate Editor: Lisa Brenner

News: Ryan Fonseca, Jessica Ogilvie

Arts & Entertainment: Mike Roe

Food: Elina Shatkin

Audience Engagement: Brianna Lee

Special Projects: Brian Frank

EDITORS

Managing Editor: Megan Garvey

California Dream: Adriene Hill

Criminal Justice/Health: Paul Glickman

Data: Dana Amihere

Environment/Science: Suzanne Levy

Investigations: Mike Kessler

REPORTERS

Asian Communities: Josie Huang

Business/Economy: David Wagner

Data: Aaron Mendelson

Health: Michelle Faust Raghavan (health care), Alyssa Jeong Perry (community)

Education: Adolfo Guzman-Lopez (higher education), Carla Javier (arts education), Priska Neely (early childhood), Kyle Stokes (LAUSD)

Environment: Emily Guerin

Housing: Matt Tinoco

Infrastructure: Sharon McNary

Immigration: Leslie Berestein Rojas

Investigations: Annie Gilbertson, Rina Palta

Orange County: Jill Replogle

Politics: Mary Plummer

Religion and Diaspora: Aaron Schrank

Science: Jacob Margolis

Veterans: Libby Denkmann

PROGRAMMING

Programming Director: Sal LoCurto

Productions and Promotions Director: John Rabe

NEWSCASTS

Senior Producer: Rebecca Nieto

Newscaster: Hettie Lynn Hurtes (midday)

Assistant Producers: Emily Henderson, Itxy Quintanilla

MORNING EDITION

Producer: Pablo Cabrera

Associate Producer: Brianna Flores

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED

Host: Nick Roman

Producers: Megan Erwin, Lita Martinez

WEEKEND EDITION

Newscaster: Tammy Trujillo (weekend)

Associate Producer: Julia Paskin

AIRTALK

Host: Larry Mantle

Senior Producer: Fiona Ng

Producers: Matt Dangelantonio, Carol Ghali

Associate Producer: Natalie Chudnovsky

TAKE TWO

Host: A Martinez

Senior Producer: Megan Larson

Editor: Susan Carpenter

Producer/Reporter: Leo Duran

Producer: Austin Cross

Associate Producer: Lori Galarreta

THE FRAME

Host: John Horn

Senior Producer: Oscar Garza

Editor: Darby Maloney

Producer: Monica Bushman

Associate Producer: Jonathan Shifflett

PODCASTS

Senior Producer: Arwen Champion Nicks

Producers: Misha Euceph, James Kim

ENGAGEMENT

Director: Ashley Alvarado

News Apprentice: Sarah Pineda

IN PERSON

Managing Producer: Jon Cohn

Production Manager: Liz Zimmerman

Assistant Producer, Digital : Quincy Surasmith

Technical Director: Tony Federico

Administrative Assistant/Front House Coordinator: Daphne Liu

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