Welcome to LA
Los Angeles is a city carved out of the desert – a conjured image of paradise. These are the stories of people who learn what lies beyond the dream – yacht parties with theremin makers that end on the rocks, low-budget filmmaking that blurs the line between truth and fiction, movie stars and Hollywood hopefuls whose stories seem too crazy to be true. Welcome to Los Angeles.
David Weinberg is a host and producer at KCRW.
He creates character-driven stories for KCRW programs including Good Food, All Things Considered, Press Play and Unfictional. He is the producer of a year-long series on life in South L.A. called "Below the Ten." He has won multiple journalism awards, including a national Edward R. Murrow award for feature reporting for "Mr. Fries Man." David is a former reporter at Marketplace. His work has been featured on The World, 99% Invisible, Wiretap, Love + Radio and WWOZ, and he produced the podcast Random Tape. His print work has been published in the New York Times.