Zoie Matthew

Zoie Matthew

reporter, producer, KCRW

Zoie Matthew is a producer for KCRW's Greater LA. Prior to joining the station, she covered housing, homelessness, grassroots organizing, and the environment for a variety of local and national publications, including LAist, Curbed LA, Los Angeles magazine, Bitch Magazine, The Cut, Civil Eats, and Alta Journal.

Zoie Matthew on KCRW

KCRW’s departing reporter Anna Scott talks about the gains and setbacks in housing and homelessness — after eight years covering the beat.

How has LA homelessness changed in over 8 years?

KCRW’s departing reporter Anna Scott talks about the gains and setbacks in housing and homelessness — after eight years covering the beat.

from Greater LA

When you hear the word “clown,” you probably picture a hacky kid’s entertainer. Well, a group of super-talented LA-based performers are trying to change that.

Angelenos are crowding clown shows — ‘an act of counterculture’

When you hear the word “clown,” you probably picture a hacky kid’s entertainer. Well, a group of super-talented LA-based performers are trying to change that.

from Greater LA

A convenience store in Skid Row is changing hands from the community-oriented Korean American family that runs it — to a Black-led nonprofit.

Sale of Skid Row grocery store aims to bring racial healing

A convenience store in Skid Row is changing hands from the community-oriented Korean American family that runs it — to a Black-led nonprofit.

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