Elaine Cha Associate Producer, Forum

Elaine Cha
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Elaine Cha is Southern California Public Radio's associate forum producer. She began doing community outreach and partnership development for The Crawford Family Forum in May 2010. Elaine produces partnership and original Crawford Family Forum content, in addition to cultivating existing and new relationships with community-based and nonprofit groups.

Before coming to public media, Cha spent time as an English language and composition lecturer/instructor at a Seoul university. She’s also served as managing editor and contributing writer for L.A.-based online magazine evilmonito.com. During her stint at Pasadena City College to learn radio production, she produced/hosted the topical one-hour show “Dialogic."

Stories by Elaine Cha

Occupational therapist John Hwang hangs with the homeless (photos)

John Hwang works as an occupational therapist by day, but visits homeless on Skid Row at night. He spends time with them and shares their stories on Facebook.

#DearMayor: The 7 issues you want LA's new mayor to address

Mr. Garcetti, here’s what KPCC's audience told us are their top priorities for you to tackle first.

#DearMayor Live from Eagle Rock: What should the next mayor do first?

We'll be here in Eagle Rock from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday gathering your thoughts. Come by to chat with political reporter Frank Stoltze and other KPCC staff.

#DearMayor: What should the next mayor do first?

We're wrapping up our #DearMayor chat for today. We heard quite a lot from area residents, which we'll be reading over in the coming weeks as we approach the April 22nd mayoral debate.

#DearMayor Live from NoHo: What should the next mayor do first?

Parking, arts education, transportation and the film industry were among the concerns those in NoHo had for L.A.'s next mayor during Wednesday's "DearMayor cafe town hall.

Mark Twain Award Winner: Why my parents and I don't speak the same language

I lost my ability to speak Korean with my parents. I thought I could fix the problem by learning Korean, but it wasn't that simple.