Tracy Brown is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times covering television, film and other pop culture. She joined The Times in 2011 as an editorial assistant before moving to the Entertainment and Arts section’s online team. Brown was a co-host for the second season of The Times’ “Asian Enough” podcast. A Long Beach native, she graduated from UCLA.
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