Evan George

Senior Editor, On-Air

Producer

Evan George is KCRW's Senior On-Air Editor.  This after serving  as the managing producer of KCRW's To the Point and Which Way, LA? Evan is half of a cookbook-writing duo Hot Knives,  and a five-time champion at the Grilled Cheese Invitational. In a former life, he reported for the Los Angeles Daily Journal and wrote for the Los Angeles Downtown News.

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The union that represents Hollywood writers has been sparring with the town’s biggest talent agencies for almost 3 weeks now -- over how deals are made and something called “packaging…

Writers Guild starts to see some divisions

The union that represents Hollywood writers has been sparring with the town’s biggest talent agencies for almost 3 weeks now -- over how deals are made and something called “packaging…

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There’s been an outpouring of grief and of tributes to Hussle in the days since he died.  Daniel Hernandez has been covering the story for the website LA Taco.  He says one of the…

Remembering Nipsey Hussle and his commitment to community

There’s been an outpouring of grief and of tributes to Hussle in the days since he died.  Daniel Hernandez has been covering the story for the website LA Taco.  He says one of the…

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British actress Emma Thompson has walked away from a job at Skydance Media over its hiring of John Lassetter.

Emma Thompson walks away from Skydance over Lassetter

British actress Emma Thompson has walked away from a job at Skydance Media over its hiring of John Lassetter.

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