Kristen Muller Managing Editor, Newsgathering

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Kristen Muller is the Managing Editor, Newsgathering for KPCC: Southern California Public Radio. Prior to that, she was Senior Producer of KPCC's "Take Two" show.

Kristen joined Southern California Public Radio after spending more than a decade at CBS, where she was a Producer for "CBS Evening News" and an Associate Producer at "60 Minutes II."

Muller is the winner of National Emmy and Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards and a Gerald Loeb Award finalist . She's filed stories for NPR and spent a year at KCRW as a Producer for "Which Way L.A.?" and "To the Point."


Stories by Kristen Muller

Lebron James- Yet Another Offer

'Every King Needs a Castle' Video Short produced by Halstead Property on WellcomeMatAdd New York City realtors to the list of people courting the NBA phenom. It's a strange pitch, especially coming from a woman who appears to be wearing a BP logo on her lapel.

Jersey Shore Season 2

Awesome. That's how I described the first season of Jersey Shore. But I truly thought it was a one-off. How could the producers get THAT lucky again? Judging by this trailer for the second season, it looks like I was wrong.

Matt Taibbi to Lara Logan:"You Suck"

Matt Taibbi's column today is a must read for anyone following the debate over whether Rolling Stone reporter Michael Hastings stepped over the line in reporting his profile of General Stanley McChrystal.

Lara Logan Criticizes Rolling Stone Reporter

The fallout over the Rolling Stone article about General Stanley McChrystal continued over the weekend. But now the focus has turned on the Rolling Stone reporter himself. On Saturday the Washington Post published an article which called into question whether the reporter, Michael Hastings, had published material which was not on the record.

Video: Is it raining oil in Lousiana???

This YouTube video is pretty disturbing. It shows that sickening rainbow oil sheen that we've gotten used to seeing on the surface of the Gulf. But this time that sheen is on pavement, onshore, after a rain storm.

Home Sales Drop

We got some more bad news on the housing front this morning. The Commerce Department said that sales of new homes plunged 32% from April to May. Housing analysts blame it on the expiration of the federal tax credit for new home buyers.

General McChrystal: Another Victim of Iceland's Volcano?

As of this writing, General McChrystal still has a job. That may change when he meets with President Obama tomorrow at the White House. The Rolling Stone profile is devastating. The Runaway General

Killer Burgers?

I'm supposed to be focusing on developing our new show. But I got diverted this morning by this article on the Daily Beast's site, 40 Unhealthiest Burgers. It's a list of 40 hamburgers "That Can Kill You".

What's in a Name?

You're all probably familiar with the Minerals and Management Service. They're the agency that was supposed to be in charge of overseeing the oil industry. (Well done!) Today, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar got out his thesaurus and renamed it the " Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement.

Our white board runneth over

Thanks everyone for the great ideas...keep 'em coming!

World Cup Drama

When I wasn't thinking about names for the show this weekend, I was watching the World Cup. While there is no question that these players are supreme athletes...they also appear to be extremely sensitive to the touch.