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
A Metrolink train struck and killed a person in the city of Upland Monday morning, Metrolink spokesman Scott Johnson says.
A neighbor of 'Innocence of Muslims' filmmaker Nakoula Basseley Nakoula says the director's family kept to itself, save for an occasional party.
The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department has posted patrol cars and deputies at the home of Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, believed to be behind a film inflaming the Middle East.
National Hockey League’s owners and players association returned to the negotiating table this week, trying to avoid a work stoppage.
Law enforcement says Southern California Coptic Christian Nakoula Basseley Nakoula is the filmmaker behind anti-Muslim film "Innocence of Muslims."
South Coast Air Quality Management District officials sent field investigators and collected air samples in search of sulfurous smell's source.
An apparent drunk driving accident at a Studio City pizzeria killed three, including a young man who appeared on "Dancing With The Stars" as a "Champion Kid" in 2007.
Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Laureate, Burmese Activist and member of Parliament plans a stop in Los Angeles during first U.S. visit in twenty years.
A tour of the Rose Bowl and the status of its renovation ahead of the UCLA-Nebraska football game at the historic stadium in Pasadena.
A seismologist at Caltech explains the geography of Beverly Hills and why it isn't alarming to see two quakes in just five days.
Crews fighting the 3,800-acre Williams Fire in the Los Angeles National Forest are battling in steep and rocky terrain as they try to contain the fire.
Chinese company Wanda completes its $2.6 billion acquisition of AMC Entertainment, making it the largest takeover of a U.S. firm by a Chinese company.
More than 750 firefighters are working the Williams Fire in the Angeles National Forest. Officials predict they could fully contain the fire by Thursday, Sept. 13.
Los-Angeles based apparel makers are discovering the advantage of bringing production work back from Latin America and Asia.
California is adding jobs faster than the U.S. and most other states, but it still has one of the country's highest unemployment rates.