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.

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“The Rescue” is a new documentary about the international effort to save a young boys’ soccer team and their coach who were stranded inside a Thailand cave during a monsoon in summer…

‘The Rescue’ exemplifies selflessness in effort to save 2018 Thai soccer team

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National Women’s Soccer League: Abuse allegations, pipeline problem, lack of diversity

In the National Women’s Soccer League, four coaches have been ousted who were accused of verbal and emotional abuse, creating a toxic work environment for women, and sexually coercing…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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