Darrell Satzman

News Producer

KCRW Staff/Producer

Darrell Satzman, our former associate producer of Morning Edition, has worked as an interim producer on KCRW's To the Point and Which Way, LA?. He's also done regular freelance work for the Los Angeles Times, and was previously a news writer at KFWB Los Angeles. His news sense, writing abilities and professional demeanor are a great asset to the station.

Darrell Satzman on KCRW

Serving in the California government can be demoralizing, so many of the state’s promising public officials have found greener pastures — and more power — in nonprofits.

Why are CA politicians ditching public office, going nonprofit?

Serving in the California government can be demoralizing, so many of the state’s promising public officials have found greener pastures — and more power — in nonprofits.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Columnist Joe Mathews channels Plato and Jonathan Swift as he proposes universal orphanhood to be a straight path to societal equity in California.

Op-ed: California parents should be forced to swap their kids

Columnist Joe Mathews channels Plato and Jonathan Swift as he proposes universal orphanhood to be a straight path to societal equity in California.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

A new nature preserve in the Tehachapi Mountains and Southern Sierra Nevada aims to become a sanctuary for California’s iconic species to adjust to climate change.

Randall Preserve: Expansive wildlife corridor debuts 2 hours from LA

A new nature preserve in the Tehachapi Mountains and Southern Sierra Nevada aims to become a sanctuary for California’s iconic species to adjust to climate change.

from KCRW Features

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from KCRW Features

The supply chain is still clogged and inflation is at a 30-year high , while the U.S. has been importing more overseas goods than before the COVID pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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There’s been a lot of mask confusion during the COVID pandemic. What’s the difference between N95, KN95, and KF94? Is double-masking with a cloth and surgical mask effective?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Despite increasing attention to equity, diversity, and inclusivity, the pay gap for women has not shifted much over the last 15 years.

from Life Examined

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from Hollywood Breakdown

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