Madeleine Brand

Madeleine Brand

Host, Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Madeleine Brand joined KCRW in 2013 to host the award-winning daily news and culture show, Press Play. Madeleine is also host of the nationally syndicated foreign affairs show, America Abroad. Prior to KCRW, Madeleine was an anchor on the KCET television news show, SoCal Connected. Before that, Madeleine worked in New York and Washington for NPR.

Madeleine has a master's degree from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, where she later taught documentary radio. She has a BA from the University of California Berkeley, where she graduated with honors in English.

Madeleine lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.

Madeleine Brand on KCRW

The House managers are making the case that President Trump violated his oath of office and should be removed. Republicans are apparently unconvinced.

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The House managers are making the case that President Trump violated his oath of office and should be removed. Republicans are apparently unconvinced.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s day two of President Trump’s impeachment trial, with opening arguments underway. We get in-depth analysis.

Impeachment trial analysis; classic film gets new music

It’s day two of President Trump’s impeachment trial, with opening arguments underway. We get in-depth analysis.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Kenneth Starr, the independent counsel who led the investigation into President Clinton that resulted in his impeachment, is now part of President Trump’s defense team.

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Kenneth Starr, the independent counsel who led the investigation into President Clinton that resulted in his impeachment, is now part of President Trump’s defense team.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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