Rebekah Ludman

Rebekah Ludman

Report LA Fellow

Rebekah Naomi Gallardo Ludman is a KCRW Report LA Fellow for 2022-2023. She graduated from Emerson College with her Master’s degree in Journalism. She has previously covered crime and public safety for the Chico Enterprise-Record and interned for Hey SoCal. As a lifelong Angeleno, she is excited to report on stories in LA. In her free time, she loves to spend time with family and friends.

Rebekah Ludman on KCRW

A new, three-year collective history project from the nonprofit Clockshop is gathering stories and memories from rapidly changing communities along the LA River.

‘Cultural atlas’ preserves local history as LA rapidly transforms

A new, three-year collective history project from the nonprofit Clockshop is gathering stories and memories from rapidly changing communities along the LA River.

from Greater LA

Last weekend, about 1,000 people gathered at the LA International Ukulele Festival in Torrance to celebrate the little instrument with a big following.

At LA Ukelele Festival, versatile instrument cultivates unity

Last weekend, about 1,000 people gathered at the LA International Ukulele Festival in Torrance to celebrate the little instrument with a big following.

from Greater LA

Beit T’Shuvah, a Jewish rehab facility, teaches people how to bake challah as a form of community building. The experience has special meaning during the High Holy days.

‘Little piece of redemption’: Residents at Jewish rehab center give back by baking

Beit T’Shuvah, a Jewish rehab facility, teaches people how to bake challah as a form of community building. The experience has special meaning during the High Holy days.

from Greater LA

More from KCRW

Kim Masters and Matt Belloni break down the latest NBA news at Warner Bros. Discovery.

from The Business

Everyday the Washington Post’s “democracy dies in darkness” grows evermore ironic and detached from the reality of what the publication—and legacy media as a whole—has become.

from Scheer Intelligence

Lost Notes introduces a pair of brothers - one from NASA, the other from Motown - who launched an entire musical universe from their Hollywood Hills hideout.

from Lost Notes

The owner of historic Hollywood studio Boulevard Recording struggles to keep the doors open following the pandemic, a crumbling industry, and a devastating fire.

from KCRW Features

Kim Masters and Matt Belloni discuss the tentative deal reached by the major Hollywood studios and IATSE, the union representing below-the-line workers.

from The Business

SoCal museums are reshaping exhibits as federal regulations now require them to secure Native American tribal consent before displaying cultural items.

from KCRW Features

This week, Scott Galloway NYU professor, podcaster and author of “ The Algebra of Wealth: A Simple Formula for Financial Security,” reflects on life’s blessings.

from Life Examined

Months after Orange County CEO Frank Kim announced his resignation, the O.C. Board of Supervisors are scrambling to find his replacement.

from KCRW Features

Workers at Margot and Juliet, two upscale Culver City restaurants owned by Rohan Talwar of IB Hospitality, say their paychecks have been bouncing all year.

from KCRW Features