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Steve Chiotakis

Steve Chiotakis

Host/Kcrw Staff, All Things Considered, The Mixer

Steve Chiotakis is the Afternoon News Anchor for KCRW, whose voice can be heard during the All Things Considered broadcast. Chiotakis joined KCRW in January, 2012 after previously hosting the award-winning Marketplace Morning Report, produced by American Public Media.

Chiotakis' award-winning career began after finishing high school in the late 80's. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a degree in Communications Studies, specializing in Journalism. He then started at a Birmingham country radio station, moving around the state progressing to public radio at WBHM. Chiotakis has experience serving as a news anchor, reporter and news director. His reporting has been featured on CBS Radio, NBC, CBC, the BBC and NPR.

Chiotakis has been honored by the Public Radio News Directors, Incorporated more than a half dozen times with awards for feature reporting, writing and call-in show. In 2001, Chiotakis was a recipient of the prestigious national Edward R. Murrow Award for writing.

Steve Chiotakis on KCRW

For many Californians, Tax Day this year means writing a check to Uncle Sam.

A bad tax day for California

For many Californians, Tax Day this year means writing a check to Uncle Sam.

from The Mixer

Alex Villanueva has a mandate and he does not care who – or what – gets in his way. At least, that’s how the newly minted Sheriff of L.A.

New Sheriff, New Chutzpah

Alex Villanueva has a mandate and he does not care who – or what – gets in his way. At least, that’s how the newly minted Sheriff of L.A.

from The Mixer

In less than a week from now, Disney and 20th Century-Fox will be one.

Disney plus Fox equals what for LA?

In less than a week from now, Disney and 20th Century-Fox will be one.

from The Mixer

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LAUSD teachers were picket lines for a second day Tuesday.

from KCRW Features

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a halt to the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Plans for the high-speed rail project originally meant to connect L.A. and San Francisco - are now derailed. At least, so it seems.

from The Mixer

The solution to Los Angeles traffic may be an unpopular one: charging people for using the roads in core districts at peak times.

from Design and Architecture

It’s no surprise that many of us make little effort to engage with our public institutions.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Thirty-one thousand LAUSD teachers, nurses, librarians, and counselors went on strike this morning. They want a salary increase, smaller class sizes, and the hiring of more staff.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Teachers are expected to be back in school on Wednesday. The negotiations ended at 6:15 am Tuesday, after 21 hours of talks, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Will the teachers strike lead to structural changes in LA’s public schools? Deep problems such as financing and middle-class flight remain.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Bernie Sanders and his 2016 campaign helped usher in a new generation of politicians and brought several progressive ideas to the Democratic Party platform.

from The Mixer