David Weinberg

David Weinberg

Host, Welcome to LA

David Weinberg is a host and producer at KCRW.

He creates character-driven stories for KCRW programs including Good Food, All Things Considered, Press Play and Unfictional. He is the producer of a year-long series on life in South L.A. called "Below the Ten." He has won multiple journalism awards, including a national Edward R. Murrow award for feature reporting for "Mr. Fries Man." David is a former reporter at Marketplace. His work has been featured on The World, 99% Invisible, Wiretap, Love + Radio and WWOZ, and he produced the podcast Random Tape. His print work has been published in the New York Times.

David Weinberg on KCRW

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from KCRW Features

For the last 50 years, Robert Sanchez (a.k.a. Pnutman) has been a vendor at Dodger Stadium.

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from Greater LA

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