Lauren Whaley

Lauren Whaley

Independent Producer

Producer

M. Whaley is a Los Angeles-based radio reporter, photographer and videographer specializing in topics related to birth and pregnancy, mental illness, community health centers and health reform. She works as the multimedia journalist for the Center for Health Reporting. She is also president of the Journalism & Women Symposium.

Lauren Whaley on KCRW

For parents of newborns – or those expecting one – congratulations! And start planning. If you live in California, you’re lucky. To get time off to hang with your kid,…

Making the most of maternity benefits

For parents of newborns – or those expecting one – congratulations! And start planning. If you live in California, you’re lucky. To get time off to hang with your kid,…

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