66°

Topics

A Martinez
Madeleine Brand returns to radio with 'Press Play' debut on KCRW
Madeleine Brand returns to radio with 'Press Play' debut on KCRW

Radio personality Madeleine Brand got a mayoral shout-out last week when Eric Garcetti tweeted, "On behalf of a grateful city, welcome back to the radio, @TheMadBrand," a nod to her Twitter handle. On Monday, the host, who lives in Silver Lake, returned to the airwaves with a new show for her former competitor KCRW-FM (89.9), broadcasting from its home in the cramped basement of Santa Monica College's cafeteria building. For fans of the defunct "Madeleine Brand Show," the new program, dubbed "Press Play," is a welcome reemergence after Brand's high-profile departure from KPCC-FM (89.3). Public radio is especially competitive in Los Angeles, one...

Loading