Yael Even Or

Yael Even Or

Producer, 'Press Play'

KCRW Staff/Producer

Yael Even Or joined KCRW's To the Point team in 2017 and now produces Press Play.  A producer of PRI's monthly program America Abroad, she's contributed to WNYC and several digital publications. She covered the 2012 election from New York for an Israeli audience and has reported from Zimbabwe. She holds degrees from the New School and Tel Aviv University (her hometown). 

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For people who are trying to mask their accent and sound more American, there are now more possibilities than a human coach.

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For people who are trying to mask their accent and sound more American, there are now more possibilities than a human coach.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Since 2010, Michelin did not give its coveted stars to any restaurants in Los Angeles (or Southern California for that matter). But this year, 24 restaurants in LA received stars.

LA gets 24 Michelin stars, should we care?

Since 2010, Michelin did not give its coveted stars to any restaurants in Los Angeles (or Southern California for that matter). But this year, 24 restaurants in LA received stars.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When people get in their cars in LA, one of the first things they do is type a destination into a smartphone. Millions of people worldwide use GPS.

Using GPS too much may be bad for your brain, science says

When people get in their cars in LA, one of the first things they do is type a destination into a smartphone. Millions of people worldwide use GPS.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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