Andrea leads KCRW's Digital Editorial department and has been covering music and culture for 15 years. A native Angelena, she got her start at KPCC and LA Weekly before joining the Las Vegas Sun as an arts, entertainment, and business reporter. She then worked as West Coast Editor of Noisey at VICE, where her work included a two-year investigative project examining sexual misconduct in the music industry. Before joining KCRW, she contributed to publications including the LA Times, Billboard, Playboy, and Rolling Stone. She co-hosts and produces The Culture Journalist podcast on Substack, and is an avid field recordist and sound artist.