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

Fires ravaged San Diego in 2007, and scheduled power shut-offs caused chaos. Since then, the city has made improvements to their power grid and their scheduled outage procedures.

Lessons from San Diego’s planned blackouts

Fires ravaged San Diego in 2007, and scheduled power shut-offs caused chaos. Since then, the city has made improvements to their power grid and their scheduled outage procedures.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mick Mulveney confirmed that the White House held up military aid to Ukraine partly because Trump wanted the country to investigate the 2016 election.

White House held up aid to Ukraine for political reasons

Mick Mulveney confirmed that the White House held up military aid to Ukraine partly because Trump wanted the country to investigate the 2016 election.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

What will change the minds of climate change skeptics? An astrophysics professor suggests reframing the climate debate in a more positive light -- as a result of human evolution.

Taking politics out of the climate change debate

What will change the minds of climate change skeptics? An astrophysics professor suggests reframing the climate debate in a more positive light -- as a result of human evolution.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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