Sonya Geis

Sonya Geis

KCRW Staff

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: Samaritans; Two Years: Diaries of a Divided Nation; Welcome to LA; There Goes the Neighborhood: Los Angeles; KCRW Investigates; and Below The Ten. 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

A special report from the Global Climate Action Summit, where political and business leaders are meeting to come up with a rescue plan for the planet

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A special report from the Global Climate Action Summit, where political and business leaders are meeting to come up with a rescue plan for the planet

from News Special Programming

The beige stucco apartment building at 240 Robinson Street has nice a Spanish arch to the front windows and a red tile roof.

Introducing There Goes the Neighborhood

The beige stucco apartment building at 240 Robinson Street has nice a Spanish arch to the front windows and a red tile roof.

from Arts & Culture Stories

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"Dreamers" were brought to this country and raised as Americans, but their parents were never were naturalized.

from Olney in L.A.

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