Ryan Kailath

Producer, 'Press Play'

KCRW Staff/Producer

Ryan Kailath has reported for NPR's All Things Considered and Weekend Edition, as well as APM, PRI, and member stations like WNYC, KUT, Marfa Public Radio and more. 

Ryan Kailath on KCRW

In October, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom released a proposed ballot initiative that includes new restrictions on the sale of ammunition.

Mass Shootings and Terrorism, and Restricting Ammunition

In October, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom released a proposed ballot initiative that includes new restrictions on the sale of ammunition.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The FBI is investigating whether or not yesterday’s attack in San Bernardino is a case of terrorism. Regardless of where that investigation leads, Muslims there are on edge today.

San Bernardino Muslims React, and the Pro-Gun Argument

The FBI is investigating whether or not yesterday’s attack in San Bernardino is a case of terrorism. Regardless of where that investigation leads, Muslims there are on edge today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mayor Eric Garcetti joins leaders in Paris this week to work on what’s been called the planet’s best, last hope for slowing climate change.

Zuckerberg's Gift, Straight White Men, and The Billboard Creative

Mayor Eric Garcetti joins leaders in Paris this week to work on what’s been called the planet’s best, last hope for slowing climate change.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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