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KCRW Wins Numerous Awards

Posted July 9, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 480 views]
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A note from KCRW’s Program Director, Gary Scott:
 
KCRW took home a few awards at June’s L.A. Press Club gala – Saul Gonzalez was recognized as the top radio journalist of the year, Bob Carlson’s UnFictional created the best radio documentary, Avishay Artsy and Darby Maloney won for best use of sound in a feature, independent producer Carolina Miranda took first for a story she …

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KCRW’s June Volunteer of the Month

Posted June 26, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 445 views]
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Molly Gignoux is a sincere, enthusiastic, professional productivity machine. Being in the front office with her is always a treat. As a self starter she is always prepped and ready to go, working on one of many projects with ease. She has really owned her role as Music Publicity assistant, which is no easy task. 
Rachel Reynolds, Music Publicity Director says…
I can verify that assisting me …

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Jack Black finds David Lynch on the all-new KCRW.com

Posted June 9, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 277 views]

Today, we launched an all-new website at KCRW.com.  And here’s Jack Black and David Lynch, along with Jason Bentley, Madeleine Brand, and Elvis Mitchell, to tell you how it works.  The video was created by the talented creative studioWalter Robot, known for their dreamy, “noir animation“ style and Death Cab for Cutie music videos).

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April Volunteer of the Month!

Posted April 15, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,003 views]
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Meet the wonderful Blake “Blake V” Veit.
Blake started out as one of our SMC Interns last semester, and since that time, has impressed us all with her commitment, enthusiasm, and general outstanding outlook on life. Since she started here, Blake has been happy to involve herself in many different projects and departments. Currently she is training to do fill in work for our Underwriting …

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March Volunteer of the Month!

Posted March 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 575 views]
Shannon Ward

If you were to ask what one word comes to mind when I think of Shannon Ward, my mind immediately thinks ‘Angel’. Shannon is always a positively charged, present, and beaming with a glow all her own. Recently I’ve seen her take charge at one of our First Friday events, and she was on fire. Anything she does she does with a smile and …

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KCRW Pets Are An Elite Crew

Posted February 24, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 1,884 views]
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What started as a simple staff email quickly turned into a pet show of epic proportions.  The one up-manship and pageantry carried on long after everyone went home for the night, and what was left was something extraordinary. KCRW staffers were happy to share their littlest family members with all.  This was the result:
 
Nobody wanted to be left out! Here are some submissions from …

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The Mad Brand, a filmmaker, an author, and the Wizard of Oz

Posted February 14, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 655 views]
KK Barrett, Greg Goldin, Michael Govan, Madeleine Brand

“I think you can fall in love with someone on the air and not know they are real,” KK Barrett, production designer of Her.

This week, KCRW’s friends and family turned out for a party to celebrate Press Play’s launch.  Hosted by KCRW Champions Tim and Neda Disney in their contemporary Larchmont Village home, the event included a panel led by Press Play host Madeleine Brand …

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Michael Lee is KCRW’s February Volunteer of the Month!

Posted February 12, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 703 views]
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There’s a sense of tranquility when working in the office near Michael Lee. This peaceful guy manages to always be helpful and candid, and that’s one of the many reasons we like to have him around. During his time at the front desk, we relied on him for a variety of projects, which were always completed to satisfaction and beyond.  Recently, I was happy …

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Henry Rollins Honored with Ray Bradbury Award

Posted February 10, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 664 views]
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Henry Rollins:
Is There Anything He Doesn’t Do?
This weekend, KCRW DJ Henry Rollins received the prestigious Ray Bradbury Creativity Award from Woodbury University’s Friends of the Library. They recognized his contributions to the arts, cultural preservation, and political activism. Previous winners of the award have included Roy Disney, Kirk Douglas, and other unique characters who reflect Bradbury’s own creativity. We consider Henry a dynamic individual …

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A Loving Tribute to Pam Leven

Posted February 7, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 1,703 views]
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KCRW and the world recently lost one heck of a woman named Pam Leven to a bicycle accident. We saw her friendly face for years during our subscription drives. She was a regular volunteer and a fan of the station, putting her time, money, and passion in our very grateful hands. It’s people like her who loved us, that inspire us to keep doing …

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