Quinn O'Toole

managing producer

Producer

Managing producer of Press Play.

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LA Phil violinist Vijay Gupta recently won a MacArthur “genius” grant.

MacArthur ‘Genius’ Vijay Gupta on trauma, choices, and excellence

LA Phil violinist Vijay Gupta recently won a MacArthur “genius” grant.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the musical comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” Rachel Bloom stars as a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder.

How 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' tackles mental health

In the musical comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” Rachel Bloom stars as a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox met today in what’s likely to be their only debate before the November election.

Who won the California governor’s debate?

Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox met today in what’s likely to be their only debate before the November election.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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A California epidemiologist talks about whether shelter-in-place efforts are effective so far, plus the status of tests and a potential treatment for COVID-19.

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To try to curb COVID-19, the Bay Area has ordered a “shelter-in-place” policy for three weeks.

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Justin Jangwoo Kim, a political fundraiser, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal bribery charge for helping a real estate developer pay off an LA City Councilmember.

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Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis tells us how he and his wife tried getting tested for COVID-19. His wife is a health care worker too. She developed a fever, dry cough, and aches.

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Richard Riggs, Chief Medical Officer at Cedars-Sinai, says his hospital in Beverly Grove has set up triage tents outside the emergency room department and cancelled elective surgeries.

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