Benjamin Gottlieb

Benjamin Gottlieb

Reporter, Fill-in Host

Benjamin Gottlieb is an Emmy award-winning reporter and host based in Los Angeles, California. He covered business for KCRW Public Radio with an emphasis on immigrant-run enterprises, entrepreneurship and innovation. He is also an adjunct professor of journalism at both Loyola Marymount University (LMU) and Cal State University, Northridge where he teaches broadcast reporting, recording and editing audio, podcasting and web design for journalists. Benjamin has visited more than 40 different countries for both work and pleasure. He has been awarded several reporting grants, including the Knight Foundation grant for Religion Reporting in Northern India and was a Korea fellow with the East-West Center.

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The $5.5 billion SoFi Stadium is hosting Sunday’s Super Bowl, and while investment is pouring into Inglewood, some residents worry about being able to afford their community.

Will Inglewood profit from their first Super Bowl?

The $5.5 billion SoFi Stadium is hosting Sunday’s Super Bowl, and while investment is pouring into Inglewood, some residents worry about being able to afford their community.

from Greater LA

With Omicron, many offices resemble ghost towns again, and questions emerge about the future of in-person work. It’s especially true in Culver City.

Return to office or stay on screens? Omicron makes work uncertain

With Omicron, many offices resemble ghost towns again, and questions emerge about the future of in-person work. It’s especially true in Culver City.

from Greater LA

Inflation rose nearly 7% from last year and most businesses have passed their price hikes on to customers. What happens when those consumers can’t afford more?

Taco truck economics: How inflation affects LA’s entrepreneurs

Inflation rose nearly 7% from last year and most businesses have passed their price hikes on to customers. What happens when those consumers can’t afford more?

from Greater LA

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