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Veterans and Military Reporter
Libby Denkmann is KPCC's veterans and military reporter. She focuses on stories about active duty servicemembers, veterans and their families in Southern California.
Libby joined KPCC in 2016 as a fill-in host on Take Two, and later served as interim host of KPCC's Morning Edition. She is a regular fill-in host for Larry Mantle's AirTalk on KPCC and her reporting can be heard nationally on APM's Marketplace Morning Report.
Before joining KPCC, Libby was the afternoon drive anchor and a reporter on KFI AM 640 in Los Angeles. She began her journalism career in her native Seattle with the CBS News affiliate KIRO Radio. During nearly a decade at KIRO, Libby was a reporter and producer of several programs: The Dave Ross Show, Ross and Burbank, and The Ron and Don Show. Her work was part of the 2015 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage of the deadly Oso, Washington landslide. She is a graduate of The University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies.
Stories by Libby Denkmann
Wishing you could get in a time machine and skip ahead to the day after the election? You're not alone. But a more practical way to deal with election stress may be to stay in the present moment.
When Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman" the women of the Internet reclaimed it and turned it into the Democratic nominee's feminist rallying cry.
Nintendo's previous console the Wii U had poor sale numbers. But according to one analyst, its new system may turn things around for the Japanese game developer.
If you live in the Golden State, you know the possibility of a major earthquake is always a factor. But what does that sometimes distant fear do to the psychology of Californians?
Advocates in Southern California say Asian immigrants lag far behind others in benefitting from the program.