Amy Ta

Amy Ta

Digital News & Culture Editor

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 produced the independent podcast Tiny Spark: Investigating the Business of Doing Good. She came to KCRW in 2016 as a producer for Press Play with Madeleine Brand. In 2019, she joined the digital staff to produce web features and capture photos for Press Play, Greater LA, Design & Architecture, Good Food, and The Business. 

Amy Ta on KCRW

As cities nationwide smoulder with rage after a weekend of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, Floyd’s brother appeals for calm.

Analysis: When peaceful protests turn to tear gas, rubber bullets, looting

As cities nationwide smoulder with rage after a weekend of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, Floyd’s brother appeals for calm.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council President Nury Martinez are calling on Councilmember Jose Huizar to resign. That’s a huge escalation in the growing troubles for Huizar.

‘Step down now’: LA mayor and City Council president to Councilmember Jose Huizar

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council President Nury Martinez are calling on Councilmember Jose Huizar to resign. That’s a huge escalation in the growing troubles for Huizar.

from KCRW Features

More cyclists are on the roads during the coronavirus pandemic.

Transit during COVID-19: Bikes, buses, trains

More cyclists are on the roads during the coronavirus pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Monterey has reinvented itself many times and remains a California jewel.

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Artists, galleries, and curators are finding unique ways to collect donations for Black Lives Matter, Minnesota Freedom Fund and other social justice groups.

Have you ever had a friend who you thought should live their life differently than they do? A story about building a meaningful life out of chaos.

from Welcome to LA

Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.

from To the Point

In a new book, journalist Vincent Bevins traces the Cold War massacres in Asia and Latin America that still define global political dynamics today.

from Scheer Intelligence