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Megan Manata is an Interactive Producer at CapRadio.
Prior to joining CapRadio, Megan was an intern at NPR where she reported for the National Desk and KCRW, a Santa Monica-based radio station, where she produced for Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
Megan is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where she received her M.S. in journalism. While at USC, Megan wore many hats; she reported, produced, and directed in a team the school’s radio magazine program while she also worked as an editor for digital news.
Megan first started listening to public radio in college and has never stopped since.
June 15, 2021
With California doing away with many of the COVID-19 restrictions to slow the spread of the virus, state Health Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly discussed what he's learned since last March and how he sees our future with the coronavirus.
June 14, 2021
Californians are used to collecting plastic and glass bottles along with their aluminum cans and taking them down to the closest recycling center for drop-off and a few quarters for their time. A new bill may shift that to something easier.
May 18, 2021
California’s Employment Development Department is still facing a backlog in filing claims or getting people their funds. An employment lawyer explains how best to get through EDD’s backlog if you’re still waiting for payment.
Interview: Bonta Says Combating Anti-AAPI Violence, Police Misconduct Will Be Priorities As California Attorney General
May 11, 2021
California State Attorney General Rob Bonta has made history as the state’s first Filipino American in the position. While he may be running again for his seat in 2022, Bonta has plans laid out to help the AAPI community, work on racial justice with
May 6, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic affected everyone in the U.S., but not equally. The latest research from Johns Hopkins University shows that Black Americans' suicide rate went up 100% during the pandemic.
Interview: Feeling Anxious Over Pandemic Restrictions Loosening? Here Are Some Suggestions To Help Cope.
April 28, 2021
While some may be excited for things to open up in the U.S., there are still many around the country that aren’t relieved or looking forward to a reopening.
April 21, 2021
Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn joined CapRadio’s Vicki Gonzalez on Insight to discuss the impact the Chauvin verdict may have on the city and society.
April 12, 2021
Over the past year, COVID-19 has destabilized the lives of those in the music industry, from performers to teachers. Three musicians with ties to the Sacramento region reflect on the different ways they’ve adapted and weathered the pandemic.
February 11, 2021
February is Black History Month in the United States. While many Americans think of Martin Luther King Jr. or Rosa Parks, there are many more Black historical figures who also should be honored, historians say.
January 28, 2021
“It is my intent as mayor of this city that we have multiple warming centers open every single night until the end of winter,” Steinberg said after at least two unhoused Sacramento residents died in the first major winter storm of the season.