Amy Ta

Amy Ta

Digital News & Culture Editor

KCRW Staff/Producer

Amy Ta has worked in public media since 2010, starting as a producer for NPR's Tell Me More with Michel Martin, followed by Weekend Edition and NPR Music. She then worked on the independent podcast Tiny Spark: Investigating the Business of Doing Good. In 2016, she joined the staff of KCRW's Press Play with Madeleine Brand. Three years later, she transitioned to the digital team, writing and editing (and photographing) web content for the station's news and culture programs, including Press Play, Greater LA, Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Good Food, The Business, and more.

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LeBron James is now the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He entered the league at age 18 and will probably play into his 40s, says writer Dave Schilling.

NBA’s top scorer is now LeBron James. How far can he go?

LeBron James is now the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He entered the league at age 18 and will probably play into his 40s, says writer Dave Schilling.

California is susceptible to the earthquakes that recently devastated Turkey and Syria. Seismologist Lucy Jones gives tips on preparing.

The ‘big one’ is coming. Make plans with friends and family now

California is susceptible to the earthquakes that recently devastated Turkey and Syria. Seismologist Lucy Jones gives tips on preparing.

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After World War II, the Soviet Union officially banned rock, jazz, and blues music. But people made bootleg versions of that music — recorded onto thin sheets of X-Ray film.

Bone music: Using X-ray film to make records of government-banned songs

After World War II, the Soviet Union officially banned rock, jazz, and blues music. But people made bootleg versions of that music — recorded onto thin sheets of X-Ray film.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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