Brian Watt Business and Economics Reporter
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Brian Watt is KPCC’s lead Business and Economics Reporter. He joined the KPCC news team in 2007. Prior to that, he worked as a producer at "Marketplace," where he filed a number of his own stories and even filled in some mornings as host.
Brian holds degrees in Theater from Yale University and the Sorbonne, and has worked as an actor in France, Italy, Brazil, Hungary and Hollywood. He appeared in a few television shows, including "The West Wing," "Judging Amy," and "The District."
Stories by Brian Watt
Spokesmen say seven of eight LA terminals and three of six at the Port of Long Beach are closed. About 18 ships in dock and in the harbor are not being serviced.
The Pasadena City Council approved an ordinance which clears the way for the NFL to use the Rose Bowl by doubling the number of large events allowed each year.
Veterans look for jobs, and companies look for veterans at a "Hiring our Heroes" event in Los Angeles before Veterans Day
Another million people can now catch the Lakers on TV. Cox Communications launches new channels just in time for the next Lakers-Jazz game.
American, United and other airlines warn travelers, suspend some operations at New York area airports as a another major storm sets in on Northeast.
Election Day could be Election Week in California due to high number of mail-in ballots and hotly contested congressional races.
Alberto, at The Bridge Tavern in the Bronx, told Brian Watt that not only were they not leaving, but were planning to throw a hurricane party.
There is less than a week to go before the NBA regular season begins and the cable war over broadcasting Los Angeles Lakers on TV is still unsettled.
President Obama is expected to visit LA Wednesday and appear on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Mrs. Obama is set to visit ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday.
Spotlight Ticket Management, founded five years ago in Calabasas by a former AEG employee, helps businesses manage corporate tickets.
No wrecking balls. No implosion. Cranes and torches begin slow process of "deconstructing" the Wilshire Grand Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
Dodger Stadium area emerges as "preferred choice" for a new NFL stadium in Los Angeles, according to a report, but no team will move before 2014.
Small business face challenges in getting the financing they need to grow. At a conference in Los Angeles, they meet potential lenders and learn more.
Transportation officials celebrated the opening of three new rail tracks and a platform Wednesday at Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles.
KCET and LinkTV are joining forces to create KCETLink. The two outlets say the merger will create a powerful new independent public transmedia company.