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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.
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.
First Major Storm This Year Hits Northern California, Bringing Flash Flood And Even Blizzard Warnings
January 26, 2021
An atmospheric river weather system is hitting Northern California, bringing the threat of downpours that could unleash flash flooding and destructive debris flows from wildfire burn scars.
January 21, 2021
Public transportation like buses, subways and light rail aren’t the only travel methods affected by the pandemic — California’s High-Speed Rail construction has also been slowed down. But the project's director says that could be speeding up soon.
December 29, 2020
With the Christmas holidays wrapping up, some people may be wondering what to do with their tree. Here are some options in Sacramento and Yolo counties.
Renters, Landlords Both Looking For Action From Lawmakers As California Eviction Moratorium Set To Expire
December 17, 2020
A mounting COVID-19 caseload isn’t the only thing that Californians have to worry about — the eviction moratorium is scheduled to end in January, leaving millions of renters in the state at risk of losing their homes.
December 9, 2020
Much of the state is under the new stay-at-home measures, and while the Greater Sacramento Region has not yet triggered the order, a county top health officer, Dr. Olivia Kasirye, thinks we should be prepared.
December 2, 2020
Several COVID-19 vaccines are under development, with some on their way to getting FDA approval soon. Sacramento-area state Senator and doctor Richard Pan explains what people can expect once the immunizations are officially approved.
November 24, 2020
The unemployment system can be confusing to navigate, doubly so during a pandemic. On CapRadio's Insight, Randol White spoke with an employment lawyer about how to apply and move your claim forward.
November 12, 2020
Planning on getting together with family and friends for the upcoming holidays? Health experts say be careful because the next few weeks might be the “darkest days” in the COVID-19 pandemic.