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Emily Zentner is an Interactive Producer at Capital Public Radio.
Before joining Cap Radio, Emily was a video producer at the Sacramento Bee, where she created and aggregated video for the paper’s site and social media as a member of the digital team.
Emily is a graduate of Arizona State University's journalism school. During her time at Arizona State, she worked as a Washington, D.C. correspondent for Arizona PBS's Cronkite News site and travelled to Mexico to report on the Mexico-U.S. relationship after the 2016 election.
Emily is a lifelong CapRadio listener thanks to her mom's love of public radio. In her free time, she likes to hike, read, write and spend time with her grumpy old chihuahua, Mr. Bingley.
George Floyd Updates: Monday March Unlike Sacramento Weekend Protests As Largely Peaceful Crowd Remembers Those Killed By Police
June 1, 2020
Sacramento City Council voted Monday to declare a local public emergency and set a citywide curfew starting at 8 p.m. Demonstrators protesting police violence say they will stay to "get the message out."
May 31, 2020
Following the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, protesters in Sacramento expressed fear, anger, sadness and more over the deaths of black people at the hands of police. We talked with them about what they’re feeling.
'Like Nothing Before Seen': California Lost Record 2.3 Million Jobs In April As Unemployment Rate Spiked To 15.5%
May 22, 2020
New figures from California's Employment Development Department show the widespread economic pain caused by the COVID-19 outbreak and the forced business shutdowns. The positions lost and jobless rate surpassed those during the Great Recession.
May 15, 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised 2020-21 California budget proposal features major cutbacks from the one he presented back in January, before COVID-19 spread in the state. Here’s where notable changes were made.
May 15, 2020
Wondering what the COVID-19 outbreak looks like in your region? Here’s a county-by-county breakdown of how COVID-19 is impacting areas across Nevada.
April 29, 2020
Sacramento County's current stay-at-home order was set to expire at 11:59 p.m. on May 1. The extended order also loosened and clarified some restrictions from the original order.
April 21, 2020
The CDC is recommending that people wear cloth face coverings while in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But with pre-made mask supplies coming up short, here’s how you can sew your own.
‘We Are Not Prepared For Surges’: Rural California Hospitals On High Alert For Coronavirus Outbreaks
April 15, 2020
Converting beds, counting ventilators and canceling procedures are just some of the preparations hospitals are making in preparation for a surge of COVID-19 patients.
Sacramento Offered $1 Million In Loans For Coronavirus Relief. Businesses In Underserved Neighborhoods Didn’t Get Much.
April 13, 2020
More than half of proposed loans awarded went to businesses in Midtown and downtown. Meadowview and south and central Oak Park received less than 1% each, and Little Saigon stores on Stockton Boulevard got nothing.
March 31, 2020
Wondering what the COVID-19 outbreak looks like in your region? Here’s a county-by-county breakdown of how COVID-19 is impacting your local area.