Kaitlin Parker

Kaitlin Parker

Producer, 'The Business' and 'Hollywood Breakdown'

KCRW Staff/Producer

Kaitlin Parker produces KCRW’s The Business and The Hollywood Breakdown. The Business is an award-winning radio show and podcast that features lively conversations with some of the most interesting people in the industry, from Oscar-winning directors to first-time filmmakers. Past guests include George Clooney, Ava DuVernay and Bong Joon-ho. Kaitlin’s job merges two of her main interests: movies and audio storytelling. She also loves spending time outside and reading with her daughter.

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There will be eight fewer awards broadcast live at this year’s Oscars. Many in the film community are outraged. But some say it’s a needed change for a bloated telecast.

Oscars: 8 categories won’t be part of live telecast, backlash ensues

There will be eight fewer awards broadcast live at this year’s Oscars. Many in the film community are outraged. But some say it’s a needed change for a bloated telecast.

from Hollywood Breakdown

ViacomCBS is no more – the company this week rebranded as Paramount and is going all-in on the streaming wars. But investors have not gotten on board.

ViacomCBS is now Paramount, but Wall Street isn't impressed.

ViacomCBS is no more – the company this week rebranded as Paramount and is going all-in on the streaming wars. But investors have not gotten on board.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Attendees of this year’s Oscars won’t have to be fully vaccinated. This decision by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences surprised many people.

Oscars: No vax requirement, no consensus on frontrunners

Attendees of this year’s Oscars won’t have to be fully vaccinated. This decision by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences surprised many people.

from Hollywood Breakdown

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