Brian Hardzinski

producer

Producer/KCRW Staff

Brian joined KCRW's Press Play in 2019 after three years at NPR's On Point, housed at WBUR in Boston. Before that, he spent a decade at KGOU in Oklahoma City as the operations director, digital news editor, Morning Edition host, reporter, and producer - sometimes all in the same day. He grew up in the Dallas area (with a brief stint in Singapore) and earned degrees in journalism and history from the University of Oklahoma.

In his free time, Brian enjoys distance running and hanging with his cute Boston Terrier, Bucky.

Brian Hardzinski on KCRW

Prime Minister Boris Johnson orchestrated a landslide victory in yesterday’s UK election, resulting in the biggest Conservative majority in Parliament since Margaret Thatcher won a…

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson orchestrated a landslide victory in yesterday’s UK election, resulting in the biggest Conservative majority in Parliament since Margaret Thatcher won a…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Billionaire presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg is going all-in on California, especially after Democratic Senator Kamala Harris dropped out of the race.

What are Mike Bloomberg’s chances of winning over California voters?

Billionaire presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg is going all-in on California, especially after Democratic Senator Kamala Harris dropped out of the race.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

At least 10 women have accused Tony Robbins of either sexual harassment or general mistreatment.

Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces sexual assault allegations

At least 10 women have accused Tony Robbins of either sexual harassment or general mistreatment.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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