Amy Ta

Amy Ta

Kcrw Staff/Producer

Amy Ta has worked in public media since 2010, having produced NPR's Tell Me More with Michel Martin, Weekend Edition and NPR Music. She also photographed several special events and guests at NPR. Before coming to KCRW, she worked on the independent podcast Tiny Spark: Investigating the Business of Doing Good.

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Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.

SB 50 would allow more housing near public transit in LA. Why is it controversial?

Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.

Violence spikes at California jails after release of prison inmates

In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

ISIS claims responsibility for bombings in Sri Lanka

More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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