Susan Valot

Susan Valot

Independent Producer

Producer

Susan Valot is an award-winning radio journalist with more than 16 years of experience in the Los Angeles region. Valot covers anything and everything as a freelance reporter-producer for various public radio outlets, including “The California Report,” NPR’s “Only A Game” and “Marketplace.” To listen to more of Susan’s work, visit http://susanvalot.com/

Susan Valot on KCRW

Gary Potter wasn’t paying much attention when he walked outside of his Monrovia home one night last September. And then he looked up.

UC Davis vets treat wildlife hurt by fires, including a big cat from LA’s Bobcat Fire

Gary Potter wasn’t paying much attention when he walked outside of his Monrovia home one night last September. And then he looked up.

from Greater LA

On a recent warm day, Irvine Ranch Conservancy CEO Michael O’Connell walked along Agua Chinon Canyon, in the hills east of Irvine, surveying the damage from October’s Silverado Fire.

OC Silverado Fire: A test of whether native plant restoration methods work

On a recent warm day, Irvine Ranch Conservancy CEO Michael O’Connell walked along Agua Chinon Canyon, in the hills east of Irvine, surveying the damage from October’s Silverado Fire.

from Greater LA

Big Santa Anita Canyon was an idyllic getaway for thousands of Southern California locals.

‘It’s like a family member dying.’ Taking stock of loss in historic cabin community after Bobcat Fire

Big Santa Anita Canyon was an idyllic getaway for thousands of Southern California locals.

from Greater LA

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