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

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The Camp Fire ripped through the town of Paradise in November 2018, becoming the most destructive and deadliest fire in state history.

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LA County has moved to the least restrictive yellow tier in California’s reopening plan.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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