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

LA Congresswoman Karen Bass’ political record is now under intense scrutiny because she’s rocketed to the top of Joe Biden’s shortlist for vice president.

LA Congresswoman Karen Bass for VP?

LA Congresswoman Karen Bass’ political record is now under intense scrutiny because she’s rocketed to the top of Joe Biden’s shortlist for vice president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A new CDC study shows that nearly 600 campers and staffers arrived at a sleepaway camp in Georgia with proof that they were tested for COVID-19.

Kids and COVID-19 transmission

A new CDC study shows that nearly 600 campers and staffers arrived at a sleepaway camp in Georgia with proof that they were tested for COVID-19.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Press Play wraps up its week-long series on education in the time of COVID-19. Today’s focus: How the virus is expanding the already wide education gap between the rich and poor.

Solutions for closing the learning gap

Press Play wraps up its week-long series on education in the time of COVID-19. Today’s focus: How the virus is expanding the already wide education gap between the rich and poor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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