Sarah Sweeney

Managing producer

Producer/KCRW Staff

Before joining KCRW’s Press Play in 2016, Sarah Sweeney was a producer for KCRW’s To The Point and Which Way, LA? Prior to that, she worked as a freelance producer on All Things Considered newscasts and several KPCC programs, including Take Two and The Frame. Sarah interned for NPR’s National Desk in 2013 while finishing her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science at Cal State LA. Sarah is a Southern California native who enjoys hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains with her husband and their dog, Paloma.

Sarah Sweeney on KCRW

One of Donald Trump’s last California properties, a 5400 square foot Beverly Hills mansion, has been sold for $13.5 million.

Trump sells his Beverly Hills house for way above the average home price

One of Donald Trump’s last California properties, a 5400 square foot Beverly Hills mansion, has been sold for $13.5 million.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There's one inevitable question for married couples: When are you going to have a baby? Sociologist Amy Blackstone and her husband are among those are opting out of parenthood.

The case for being childfree

There's one inevitable question for married couples: When are you going to have a baby? Sociologist Amy Blackstone and her husband are among those are opting out of parenthood.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Producer Leonardo DiCaprio and Director Leila Conners are out with a documentary called “Ice on Fire,” which focuses on people who are trying to reverse climate change, including a…

In 'Ice on Fire,' ideas to reverse global warming

Producer Leonardo DiCaprio and Director Leila Conners are out with a documentary called “Ice on Fire,” which focuses on people who are trying to reverse climate change, including a…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from News Stories

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from News Stories

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand