Amy Ta

Amy Ta

Producer, 'Press Play'

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.

Amy Ta on KCRW

Mara Elliott    was working in finance and contracts when the Sandy Hook shooting changed the course of her career.

With its red flag law, San Diego reins in firearms

Mara Elliott was working in finance and contracts when the Sandy Hook shooting changed the course of her career.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A recent government study found that up to 70% of pork chops in supermarkets can contain drug-resistant bacteria.

The rise of tainted pork, and why big agriculture is blocking farm inspections

A recent government study found that up to 70% of pork chops in supermarkets can contain drug-resistant bacteria.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A new Trump administration rule says legal immigrants must forgo all public programs like food stamps and Medicaid if they want to become U.S. citizens.

New Trump rule: people using public assistance can't become citizens

A new Trump administration rule says legal immigrants must forgo all public programs like food stamps and Medicaid if they want to become U.S. citizens.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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