Maya Sugarman Photo/Video Journalist
Maya Sugarman is a photo/video journalist for KPCC. She produces visual content for the radio, website, social media and KPCC's visuals blog, AudioVision.
Before joining KPCC, Maya was a staff photographer at the Antelope Valley Press in Palmdale. She has interned and freelanced at the Los Angeles Daily News, Orange Country Register, Santa Monica Daily Press, and East Bay Express. She is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where she was a senior staff photographer and photo editor at the Daily Bruin, and received a B.A. in art photography.
Her work has been recognized by Editor & Publisher, the Online News Association, Society of Professional Journalists, National Newspaper Association, Associated Collegiate Press, and California College Media Association.
Stories by Maya Sugarman
"What we wanted to do was make it as simplified as possible. You can call your spirit and we’ll probably have one mixer with it. Almost the way you’d come home from work and just pour something."
On this anniversary of the 1994 Northridge quake, we remember some of the more iconic images of damage that was done. This gallery looks at what was rebuilt and what has changed.
Explorer and spiritual seeker Ding Le Mai had land and a vision, but needed an architect. Lloyd Wright needed a way to escape dad's shadow. Together they built The Institute of Mentalphysics near Joshua Tree.
When LAPD officer Jorge Parra isn't walking the beat in L.A., he's still thinking about the city's street and buildings. He's spent years building a model of L.A. ... out of Legos.
When KPCC photog Maya Sugarman got to hold a king snake, you won't believe what happened next. And will Off-Ramp host John Rabe faint when a tarantula crawls on his arm?
Being at the top of the US Bank building, and at the mercy of the elevators, adds another layer of complexity to 71Above, the tallest restaurant in the West.
A wildfire burning out of control in the mountainous Cajon Pass was heading toward the community of Wrightwood Tuesday, U.S. Forest officials said.
State toxics regulators took additional samples last week from four elementary schools near the shuttered battery recycler.
Kenzi Shiokava has been carving wood and making assemblages in relative obscurity. Now, at 78, the Japanese-Brazilian-American has a whole room at the Hammer Museum's Made in LA biennial.
Just one day after Angelenos gathered to celebrate Pride Weekend in West Hollywood, a crowd gathered at City Hall to honor those killed in Sunday's attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando.
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said investigators had determined there was a homicide and suicide in an engineering building on the campus of UCLA Wednesday morning.
The Highland Park Bowl, which opened in 1927 and was for years known as Mr. T's Bowl, is back to its original state — with modern touches and cocktails.
Step inside the Benjamin Franklin, a cargo ship bigger than the Eiffel Tower, currently docked at the Port of Long Beach.
Your news feeds are becoming filled with El Niño photos. From slow motion to GIFs, here are six unique ways to document rain in Los Angeles.
Rose Parade float decoration is a time-honored art form. Sierra Madre's float is among six remaining self-built ones that will roll down the streets of Pasadena on New Year's Day at the 127th Rose Parade.