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April Volunteer of the Month!

Posted April 15, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 203 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 | 336 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 | 1,591 views]
Avishay Artsy's Cat Waffle

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 | 462 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 | 580 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 | 464 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 | 1,166 views]
Pam Leven professional head shot 2013

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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Jason Bentley’s Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything)

Posted February 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 579 views]
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In the last few years, the popular website Reddit has become a way for everyday people to ask figureheads, specialists, and other people in the know questions about what they do. The result is generally a bizarre and memorable experience, with insightful questions paired with goofy fun. For example, recent AMA’s have been done by the likes of Bill Gates, Bill Nye, NPR’s Ira …

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KCRW’s January Volunteers of the Month!

Posted January 16, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 539 views]
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These lovely ladies, Karen Bruckner and Danielle Levy, start our week off on the right foot with their years of service with a smile. It’s amazing to see them every week like clockwork, always knowledgeable and friendly, ready to lend a hand and jump right in to a project. 
Where did you grow up and are you an only child?
KB:I grew up in Northern …

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Champions Celebrate the Holidays

Posted January 8, 2014 by | 6 Comments | 893 views]
General Manager Jennifer Ferro, Board Chair Michael Fleming and Champion Susan Markowitz

On December 9th, KCRW held its annual Board Holiday Party at the Bungalow in Santa Monica.  Members of the KCRW Foundation Board, Champions and KCRW talent and staff gathered for this festive occasion, welcoming Madeleine Brand to the KCRW family.  Unveiled this past summer, the Champion Circle is comprised of KCRW’s newest group of high-level philanthropic supporters. If you’d like to learn more about the Champion program, …

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