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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Panelists discuss the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s change of leadership and reforming law enforcement agencies, the rise of antisemitism, and the politics of the World Cup.

from Left, Right & Center

Restaurant and coffee shop owners are aware they are often seen as gentrifiers. Some are taking steps to avoid behaviors that can accelerate displacement.

from Greater LA

Experts say the best way to teach kids about the climate crisis without scaring them is to talk about it more, discourage doomscrolling, and find hope to share.

from Greater LA

As Congresswoman Karen Bass is officially announced as LA’s next mayor, the homelessness crisis here keeps growing, and Angelenos are losing trust in City Hall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A group of 14 unhoused veterans in Los Angeles have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the VA, alleging the federal agency is depriving them of housing.

from Greater LA

LA City Councilmember-elect Hugo Soto-Martinez credits his South LA-based upbringing, union organizing, and time studying criminology at UC Irvine for giving him a different…

from Greater LA

About 10% of the water shuttled through the LA Aqueduct gets lost to evaporation. To stop it, LA DWP wants to cover some of those miles of water with solar panels.

from Greater LA

Ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections, Georgia and Pennsylvania have lawsuits over who is allowed to vote.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The University of California has reached a tentative deal with striking workers on higher wages and cost-of-living increases. But other demands have yet to be met.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand