Jenny Hamel

Jenny Hamel

KCRW

KCRW Staff/Producer

Jenny Hamel is a news reporter and producer for KCRW and a former producer for KCRW's To the Point.

Before coming to KCRW, Hamel worked as a reporter and anchor for San Diego's KSWB Fox 5 and XETV Channel 6, where she won a 2010 Emmy Award for a story based on her travels to Uganda with a humanitarian organization.  She's worked as a freelance video and documentary producer. 

Jenny Hamel on KCRW

Fifty years ago, in late June, 1969, the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York.

Taking pride in the LA LGBT Center

Fifty years ago, in late June, 1969, the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York.

from Design and Architecture

This Sunday, thousands of cyclists will participate in the AIDS LifeCycle ride, a week long trek from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money for HIV/AIDS services.

Living with HIV in Los Angeles

This Sunday, thousands of cyclists will participate in the AIDS LifeCycle ride, a week long trek from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money for HIV/AIDS services.

from Greater LA

There’s a special election on Tuesday for a seat on the LA Unified School Board, the second largest school district in the country.

A preview of the LA Unified School Board election

There’s a special election on Tuesday for a seat on the LA Unified School Board, the second largest school district in the country.

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