Zooming through NPR’s Next Gen Radio Project

I can still recall the feelings I had in March, nervous to begin my week-long project with NPR’s Next Generation Radio. My professors at Cal State LA were constantly reminding me how much I deserved an opportunity like this—an opportunity to show my perseverance, dedication, and hard-work.  So much has changed since then. I watched […]


A young mother copes with the challenges of caring for a special-needs child during a pandemic

COVID-19 has caused supply shortages and added extra stresses for a toddler whose rare genetic disorder requires round-the-clock care. “Even in the nighttime, you have to keep eyes on him.”


Meet Denae Ayala

Denae Ayala is a multimedia reporter from Los Angeles. Her drive to share other people’s stories with the world is one of her favorite things about working in journalism. She graduated from Cal State L.A. in 2020 with a degree in Television, Film, and Media Studies with a focus on journalism. As a staff reporter […]