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.
October 5, 2021
Since even before the pandemic began in 2020, the unhoused population in the state has grown. The city of Sacramento is working on using social workers instead of police for crisis calls.
September 24, 2021
Famed Chicago mob boss Al Capone’s personal belongings are being auctioned for the first time by his family in Sacramento. Items like pistols, jewelry and family photographs are all up for auction.
September 9, 2021
With Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine approved by the FDA, some employers are looking to tie employment to vaccination requirements. However, things can get tricky with certain exemptions.
August 16, 2021
Sacramento County has an outsized need for free food, having higher than average hunger rates than state and national averages before the pandemic began. A county food bank is doing what it can to raise awareness of this issue.
July 27, 2021
Sacramento musician Omari Tau found himself in a troubling situation once the state shut down due to the pandemic. He realized he needed to figure out how to perform, teach and work on singing, all from behind a computer screen.
July 22, 2021
Common household items and other goods have seemed to become more expensive over the past few months. Why? Well, inflation is at the highest it’s been in 13 years. Five Star Bank President James Beckwith explains what this means for Californians.
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