Jolie Myers

Managing Producer, 'Press Play'

KCRW Staff/Producer

Jolie Myers brings experience in radio production, photojournalism, and web journalism, most recently working as associate producer on Marketplace's Wealth and Poverty Desk

Jolie Myers on KCRW

A state audit says the Office of the President at the University of California has kept secret more than $175 million.

Scathing audit finds UC President's office hid $175 million

A state audit says the Office of the President at the University of California has kept secret more than $175 million.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s been three years since the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan began. Flint residents are still drinking bottled water.

Lead poisoning hits LA County

It’s been three years since the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan began. Flint residents are still drinking bottled water.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Writers in Hollywood just finished voting yay or nay to go on strike. The vote is expected to be in favor, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll walk off the job.

What's at stake if Hollywood writers strike?

Writers in Hollywood just finished voting yay or nay to go on strike. The vote is expected to be in favor, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll walk off the job.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Climate change is an existential crisis. If Americans cut just one hamburger from their diet every week, it would be like taking 10 million cars off the road every year. After cutting energy use, less meat and more plant-based food add up to the easiest--and healthiest--way to reduce your carbon footprint. From the land and water needed to raise feed and the methane produced at the end of digestion, “Cattle are actually mini fossil-fuel, greenhouse gas producers.” So says Sujatha Bergen, head of health campaigns at the NRDC. As her title suggests, eliminating beef from your diet--in addition to pork and lamb-- is also better for you. She explains the trade-offs for helping to reduce climate change and says, “Starting with your fork is much less daunting for many people.”

from To the Point

Politicians normally go to Hollywood for money. Should Hollywood help them tell better stories instead?

from Left, Right & Center

Nearly 200 years ago, the Cherokee Nation signed a treaty with the United States. The result? They were forcibly removed from the Southeastern part of the U.S. to Oklahoma.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The bill sent Uber and Lyft scrambling, and it might reshape business in the entertainment industry.

from KCRW Features

The race for the presidential nomination poses another stress test for the Democratic Party.

from To the Point

Ninety years ago this August, 20 women pilots flew from Santa Monica to Ohio in nine days. It was the first all women's national air race.

from Greater LA

President Trump now plans to get rid of tent encampments and put homeless people in Los Angeles and other west coast cities into government-run facilities.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The fur industry in California is worth $300 million, and fur is an important part of some people's family history. But some say the industry is cruel.

from Greater LA

This summer, Brian Rochefort’s Absorption by the Sun exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara provided the backdrop to two KCRW Summer Nights events, so I visited…

from KCRW Features