Chris Erskine ends 30-year career at the LA Times, reflects on his candid columns

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Chris Erskine says his columns focus on the parts of life that others could relate to. Photo courtesy of Erskine

Chris Erskine has spent three decades working at the LA Times. He’ll continue as columnist there through May. He started as a copy editor for the LA newspaper. Then he pivoted to writing a column on humor, suburban life, and parenting. His latest book, “Daditude,” is a reflection on fatherhood.  

Months ago, he accepted a buyout from the LA Times. He talks to us about his decision to leave the paper. 

Credits

Guest:
Chris Erskine - LA Times columnist

Host:
Steve Chiotakis

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Jenna Kagel, Rebecca Mooney