Megan Jamerson is a reporter from Southern California covering small business and entrepreneurship for KCRW. She's reported on environmental justice, elections and wildfires for NPR, the warehouse and logistics industry for KVCR in San Bernardino, and science and technology for WUOT in Knoxville, TN. She also has written about the environment for Southern California News Group and Southerly magazine. When she’s not reporting she’s hiking and eating her way through greater LA.
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