Anna Scott

Reporter, KCRW

KCRW Staff/Producer

Anna Scott is a reporter and producer for KCRW, focused on housing. She reported for KCRW's podcast There Goes the Neighborhood: Los Angeles. Before that, she produced Madeleine Brand's news program "Press Play," and Warren Olney's "To the Point" and "Which Way, LA?" Anna reports regularly on homelessness for NPR's national programs. She's previously written for Bloomberg Businessweek, the Los Angeles Times and various local publications.

Anna Scott on KCRW

New numbers released Friday show that the city and county’s homeless population are still growing, even though Angelenos are spending hundreds of millions of dollars in tax money to…

LA homelessness jumped 13%, before the pandemic hit

New numbers released Friday show that the city and county’s homeless population are still growing, even though Angelenos are spending hundreds of millions of dollars in tax money to…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW’s Anna Scott spent more than a year with Christine Curtiss as she tried to find housing. Scott tried to learn why it’s so challenging to solve LA’s homelessness problem.

KCRW’s ‘Samaritans’: A shelter to call home, for now

KCRW’s Anna Scott spent more than a year with Christine Curtiss as she tried to find housing. Scott tried to learn why it’s so challenging to solve LA’s homelessness problem.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW reporter Anna Scott started following Christine Curtiss more than a year ago — to get a better sense of why LA’s homelessness problem is so difficult to solve.   
  In part three…

KCRW’s ‘Samaritans’: Mayor Garcetti gives advice on a rainy day

KCRW reporter Anna Scott started following Christine Curtiss more than a year ago — to get a better sense of why LA’s homelessness problem is so difficult to solve.  In part three…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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