Maya Sugarman Associate Visuals Producer
Maya Sugarman is the Associate Visuals Producer for KPCC. As a photo and video journalist, she produces content for the radio, website, and social media.
Before joining KPCC, Maya was a staff photographer at the Antelope Valley Press in Palmdale. She has interned 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 the Society of Professional Journalists, National Newspaper Association, Associated Collegiate Press, and California College Media Association.
In 2010, Sugarman received a grant from the Bridget O'Brien Foundation that funded a year-long investigative multimedia project and month-long reporting trip in Cameroon.
Stories by Maya Sugarman
Once a year, Wild West fanatics have the chance to see the Western filming sets where films like Oscar winner Django Unchained were shot.
A year ago, Salvador Cappiello joined Instagram looking for creative liberty. Then, he began to experiment, imagining his subjects with their heads in the clouds.
Father Jay Cunnane distributed ashes to hundreds of parish members for Ash Wednesday today during an 8 a.m. mass at Our Lady of Grace Parish in Encino.
A growing number of Southern California parents are choosing to place their kids in immersion schools not to learn English, but to learn a foreign language – sometimes one that isn’t spoken at home. Find out what happens inside the brain as children are immersed in a multilingual education, and explore the infinite uses of multilingualism in a world with ever-evolving communications technology. This video is part of a multimedia package, view it here.
If it weren't for Instagram, Taiyo Watanabe of Silverlake might not be a photographer. Nor would he have a more than 2,100-image body of work.
Pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu met Dodgers fans in LA's Koreatown. The event is one of several the team is sponsoring to drum up support in the offseason.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences partner on a retrospective of the late Stanley Kubrick's work.
The local group of supernatural investigators raised funds for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Halfway to Home Dog Rescue.