Sonya Geis

Sonya Geis

Managing Editor

Sonya Geis oversees KCRW's news features and long-form journalism projects. She manages the station's reporters and edits stories that air on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Press Play, and Greater LA. She has also served as executive producer and editor on podcasts and documentaries including: City of Tents: Veterans Row; Samaritans; Two Years: Diaries of a Divided Nation; Welcome to LA; and There Goes the Neighborhood: Los Angeles. Her work has won national and regional Edward R. Murrow awards as well as local journalism awards from the Los Angeles Press Club and RTNDA.

She has worked as a producer on the KCRW programs To the Point and Which Way LA with Warren Olney; a newspaper reporter; a data analyst; and a private investigator focused on capital murder cases in Los Angeles County.

Sonya Geis on KCRW

COVID-cautious Angelenos continue to take proactive steps to prevent infection, as they watch many others seem to care less about the virus.

COVID-cautious in SoCal: Fighting isolation along with the virus

COVID-cautious Angelenos continue to take proactive steps to prevent infection, as they watch many others seem to care less about the virus.

from KCRW Features

The CDC estimates 17 million Americans experience long COVID. What have patients and doctors learned about the mysterious illness?

Long COVID: Millions have it. Why do we still know so little?

The CDC estimates 17 million Americans experience long COVID. What have patients and doctors learned about the mysterious illness?

from KCRW Features

US Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough visits Veterans Row. Will he help the dozens of homeless veterans camped outside the VA gates?

City of Tents Ep. 6: VA Secretary visits LA homeless veterans, but will he do anything?

US Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough visits Veterans Row. Will he help the dozens of homeless veterans camped outside the VA gates?

from City of Tents: Veterans Row

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