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Benjamin Gottlieb

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Los Angeles, California
Producer, KCRW
Covers:  investigative reporting, los angeles city and county government, los angeles county, socioeconomics, internet freedom, south asia, environment, long-form features, california politics, israeli politics, education, breaking news, sustainability, higher education, israeli palestinian conflict, globalization, south america, middle east, social media trends, southern california, crime, southeast asia, religion and politics, web design, seo

producer, reporter, occasional host @KCRW @npratc | tips to benjamin.gottlieb@kcrw.org

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Biography

Benjamin Max Gottlieb is an award-winning multimedia journalist and photographer from Los Angeles, California.

His work has been featured in a variety of news outlets, including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, CNN International, NPR, DAWN, Global Post, NBC, KCET and the Santa Barbara ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter for the Daily Nexus, the student newspaper at UC Santa Barbara in California.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, believe it or not. I used to write poetry on my Bobe's typewriter as a child.

How is social media changing news?

We no longer have to rely on the bromidic reports of stuck-in-their-ways correspondents to break news. Now everyone has a voice.

Awards

Los Angeles Press Club Award

2012 - Best Reporting -- Broadcast, Postcast or Stream
1st Place for Podcast, "Eye on the Middle East," produced with colleague Arezou Rezvani.