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

When David first got the email, it just seemed like one of those offers that’s too good to be true.

Nikola and Fritz

When David first got the email, it just seemed like one of those offers that’s too good to be true.

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A crossover spectacular! Richard Parks III helps David Weinberg find where food meets fame in Los Angeles.

Welcome To Richard’s Famous LA Food Podcast

A crossover spectacular! Richard Parks III helps David Weinberg find where food meets fame in Los Angeles.

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Remember what Friday nights used to feel like? It was freedom, that moment when you get off work, and your time no longer belongs to someone else — the night is yours.

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Remember what Friday nights used to feel like? It was freedom, that moment when you get off work, and your time no longer belongs to someone else — the night is yours.

from Welcome to LA

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