Jad Abumrad

Host, WNYC's Radiolab

Jad Abumrad is the host and producer of Radio Lab. A former independent reporter, producer and documentary-maker for a variety of local and national programs, he was also a member of the team that launched The Next Big Thing and has been a teacher/mentor for WNYC’s Radio Rookies. Jad has written music for films and studied music composition and creative writing at Oberlin College.

Jad Abumrad on KCRW

“Dolly Parton’s America” is a new podcast by Jad Abumrad.

Dolly Parton: An icon who rises above political partisanship, and suggests praying for Trump

“Dolly Parton’s America” is a new podcast by Jad Abumrad.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our world is saturated in color, but it's hard to put your finger on how something so intangible can have such a visceral punch.

Colors

Our world is saturated in color, but it's hard to put your finger on how something so intangible can have such a visceral punch.

from WNYC's Radiolab

Radiolab stares down the very moment of passing, and speculates about what may lay beyond...

After Life

Radiolab stares down the very moment of passing, and speculates about what may lay beyond...

from WNYC's Radiolab

More from KCRW

Nurses, fast food employees, Uber drivers and other workers walked off the job today in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

from Greater LA

Ron Howard's "Rebuilding Paradise," a fine National Geographic documentary, reconstructs the 2018 wildfire that destroyed the town of Paradise in the foothills of Northern California.

from Film Reviews

Governor Newsom’s verbal dexterity has been on glorious display during his daily coronavirus updates, but not everyone is listening.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

What do Earth, Wind & Fire and Michael Bublé have in common? Mega music producer David Foster.

from The Treatment

German authorities are investigating a series of death threats sent via email to politicians and other prominent figures.

from Studio Berlin

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside of the Northeast Los Angeles Police Department Station Sunday for the March for Mely.  The social action paid homage to Mely Corado , who…

from KCRW Features

With just under 100 days to go before the November election, state and county officials are trying to get residents ready to vote.

from Greater LA

"Radioactivity," a biopic that starts to be about Marie Curie, can't resist a cause-and-effect survey of radiation that extends as far afield as  Hiroshima, the Nevada Proving Ground…

from Film Reviews

Silver Lake’s long-running music venue the Satellite is ending performances and DJ nights.

from Music News