I am a regular radio reporter and producer for Pacifica Evening News and a frequent features contributor to Free Speech Radio News. I have reported for Making Contact and Inside Energy and I host a podcast on workplace issues, micro and macro, called Labor Pains.

Social justice


The fight for transgender access to gender-specific spaces. Aired on Making Contact, December 15, 2016.


Los Angeles fights for immediate homeless funding. Aired on FSRN on July 11, 2016.


Support for Standing Rock Sioux sparks protests around U.S. Aired on FSRN on September 14, 2016.


Slow cleanup of neighborhoods near Exide plant adds insult to injury for residents. Aired on FSRN on May 24, 2016.


Anti-LGBT bills advance despite business and community pushback. Aired on FSRN March 9, 2016.



Advocates seek new laws to regulate “troubled teen” camps. Aired on FSRN May 5, 2015.



Health and public policy


Obamacare Repeal Gives Hope to Advocates of Single Payer Healthcare. Aired on FSRN February 10, 2017.


Environment and energy


States and Cities Prepare to Block Trump on Climate Issues. Aired on FSRN December 15, 2016.


Who Pays for Oklahoma Quakes? Aired on Inside Energy on March 30, 2016.


Oklahoma Quakes Open Sociopolitical Fault Lines. Aired on FSRN March 24, 2016.


Massive CA Methane Leak Raises Questions About Gas Infrastructure. Aired on FSRN January 21, 2016.



Why Nevada’s solar industry went dark. Aired on FSRN on May 9, 2016.




Immigrants and Sanctuary Cities Brace for Promised Crackdown. Aired on FSRN on November 16, 2016.


rallyagainstviolenceextemism-720x340 Faith groups and local governments welcome Syrian refugees. Aired on FSRN January 12, 2016.



North Carolina Immigration Law Sows Confusion. Aired on FSRN November 25, 2015.


Protests and counter-protests in Murrieta, California over immigrant minors. Aired on FSRN July 10, 2014.


Law enforcement


CA law aims to identify and reduce racial profiling in law enforcement. Aired on FSRN October 13, 2015.



Jailhouse suicides on the rise. Aired on FSRN September 8, 2015.



Civil suits against police rarely result in reforms. Aired on FSRN June 13, 2015.


California to make condoms available in prisons statewide. Aired on FSRN February 4, 2015.


Prop 47 frees some California inmates in time to be home for the holidays. Aired on FSRN December 24, 2014.


Wrongful arrest leads black producer to become police reform advocate. Aired on FSRN March 19, 2015.




Police test public reaction to new aerial surveillance plan in Los Angeles. Aired on FSRN June 17, 2014.


Business and economy


Details to be worked out on LA’s new minimum wage law. Aired on FSRN May 20, 2015.

Dramatic rise in U.S. “permatemp” workers. Aired on FSRN May 14, 2014.

Postal Service workers reject outsourcing to big-box Staples. Aired on FSRN April 30, 2014.

WalMart workers strike throughout southern California. Aired on Pacifica Evening News November 7, 2013.