Christian Bordal

Managing Producer, Greater LA

KCRW Staff/Producer

Christian is a largely recovered singer-songwriter who made sense of his past by becoming a freelance music journalist and critic for "Marketplace," "Day to Day," and other public radio shows. He first joined KCRW as a producer for the one-and-only Warren Olney on "Which Way L.A.?" and "To the Point." He also worked with host Madeleine Brand and the crew of "Press Play." In 2019 he helped manage the launch of "Greater LA," hosted by Steve Chiotakis, which is where you'll find him today. Christian's work has received awards from the LA Press Club and the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California. He's a transplant from northern climes, and he loves to watch winter sports (Heia Norge!) and the Premier League.

Christian Bordal on KCRW

Fingerboards, the palm-sized skateboards you steer with your fingers, are tokens of 1990s nostalgia that’s gaining interest among a new generation of riders.

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Employing what it calls “fractional ownership” for second homes, real estate startup Pacaso has left communities scrambling to regulate its model.

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The 5,000-square-foot Hollyhock House in East Hollywood was renovated during COVID, and on August 18, it’ll reopen to the public.

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The 5,000-square-foot Hollyhock House in East Hollywood was renovated during COVID, and on August 18, it’ll reopen to the public.

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