Joe Berlinger

executive producer and director

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Award-winning filmmaker, journalist and photographer, whose films include the celebrated documentaries Crude, Brother’s Keeper, Paradise Lost, Metallica and Tony Robbins: I am Not Your Guru

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The 2013 death of Canadian-born Elisa Lam at the Cecil Hotel captured the world’s attention and baffled investigators.

At LA’s infamous Cecil Hotel, how did visitor Elisa Lam die? Netflix’s ‘Crime Scene’ delves into the facts

The 2013 death of Canadian-born Elisa Lam at the Cecil Hotel captured the world’s attention and baffled investigators.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ted Bundy was convicted of killing more than 30 women in the 1970s. But in the midst of his killing spree, Bundy had a long-term girlfriend.

Why director Joe Berlinger focuses on serial killer Ted Bundy’s charms instead of his crimes

Ted Bundy was convicted of killing more than 30 women in the 1970s. But in the midst of his killing spree, Bundy had a long-term girlfriend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Joe Berlinger is a veteran documentarian who has been through a lot in his 25-year career.

Documentarian Joe Berlinger

Joe Berlinger is a veteran documentarian who has been through a lot in his 25-year career.

from The Business

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Animal shelters in LA are overcrowded, so to find new homes for dogs, volunteers are turning to pack walks, baths, and “adopt me” vests.

from KCRW Features

CSU Long Beach researchers are investigating two local incidents of sharks biting humans, but they say the attacks are rare and movies often misrepresent the marine predators.

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Kim Masters and Matt Belloni examine the dissolution of the Paramount-Skydance merger after Shari Redstone calls it quits on the deal.

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Japanese Americans have played baseball in SoCal for 100 years, but the last Japanese American youth league in LA County — Sansei Baseball — is shrinking.

from KCRW Features

The Leimert Park Juneteenth Festival was abruptly canceled, but there’s still plenty of events across the city to celebrate the holiday.

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LA officials are increasing law enforcement presence on the county’s Metro system following a spike in violence over the last few weeks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A string of highly-publicized violent crimes made headlines in May, reigniting concerns about safety on LA Metro. KCRW breaks down the latest crime data from the transit agency.

from KCRW Features

A breeding program and wildlife corridor are helping boost the population of the Palos Verdes blue butterfly, one of the rarest butterflies in the world.

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from The Treatment