Natalie Chudnovsky Apprentice News Clerk, AirTalk

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Natalie Chudnovsky is an Apprentice News Clerk for AirTalk.

Prior to joining KPCC, she interned with KCRW’s "All Things Considered," helped out on the "Taboo Tales" podcast and developed ESL materials. She’s also written and done editorial work for publications such as TravelAge West, MovieMaker Magazine, Time Out LA and The Daily Bruin.

Natalie graduated from UCLA with a Bachelors in English and an affinity for writing short stories. At any given time, she’s probably listening to a podcast, reading, writing or drinking tea (though not all at once).


Stories by Natalie Chudnovsky

How meritocracy is harming the tech startup culture

Ride-hailing company Uber has been controversy-prone, to say the least.

What would a #DayWithoutImmigrants look like?

That’s the question being posed and the point being made by some immigrants across the country who are striking Thursday by staying home from work or not making any purchases.

What LAUSD’s internal audit tells us about bullying and how to prevent it

According to an LAUSD internal audit on anti-bullying initiatives released Monday, 1 in 5 high school students and 1 in 4 elementary school students have been bullied in the last school year.

Going through a breakup? There’s an app for that

When she turned to the internet for post-breakup advice, former Google employee Ellen Huerta came up short – so she decided to fill that void herself.

CA Supreme Court will decide if text sent by government employees is public record

If a government employee sends a business-related text from their iPhone, is it, legally speaking, a matter of public record?

Southern California reacts to Donald Trump's inauguration

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States shortly after nine this morning.

Debating Councilmember Bonin’s ‘clean money’ election reforms

On January 16, Councilmember Mike Bonin introduced a motion for the city to publicly finance local elections in Los Angeles.

The legality of the FBI’s paid Best Buy technician informants

United States of America v. Mark A. Rettenmaier has brought to light a small group of paid Geek Squad informants which the FBI has been cultivating over a four-year period – a relationship which will be explored by the defense attorneys in a Los Angeles hearing starting Wednesday.

New bill would require provisional licenses for CA drivers under 21

The bill is AB 63, introduced by CA Assemblyman Jim Frazier (D-Oakley), and it seeks to up the age new drivers must hold a provisional driver’s license from 18 to 21 in the hope of reducing teen driving accidents.

‘The cloud’ is partially powered by coal – how can we make it more energy efficient?

“The cloud,” an online form of computing that provides digital storage and streaming services, may be intangible, but its environmental footprint is not.

Interview with the author, Anne Rice

Rice has published the thirteenth installment of her Vampire Chronicles, “Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis.”

‘Congratulations on your acceptance’: We debate ‘early decision’ college admissions

While most high school seniors are currently finishing up college applications, some have already received early decision admission.

‘Happy Holidays’ vs ‘Merry Christmas’ in a year when political correctness was front and center

It’s December, and aside from celebrations, libations and family gatherings, that means it’s time for the perennial “Happy Holidays” versus “Merry Christmas” debate.

4 signs a loved one may be struggling with dementia

When Bakersfield Police shot and killed 73-year-old Francisco Serna Monday, it seems officers were not informed Serna was suffering from dementia. The shooting highlights the challenges of caretaking.

LA sues Macy’s, Kohl’s, Sears, JC Penney over fake price cuts

Does a washer discounted from $1,179.99 to $999.99 sound like a good deal? What if it never actually sold at $1,179.99?