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Patt Morrison is best known as a longtime reporter and columnist for the Los Angeles Times, where she has won numerous awards, including a share of two Pulitzer Prizes.

In addition to the Times, Patt is read, heard, and seen in many other places. She is a regular commentator on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" and has published a bestselling book on the Los Angeles River.

Morrison is frequently interviewed about Southern California on the BBC and other television and radio programs, and was a founding host of "Life & Times" on KCET-TV, for which she won six Emmys and six Golden Mike awards.

A Senior Fellow in the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA, Morrison was featured on the cover of "TALKERS Magazine" as one of the ‘’heavy hundred’’ of the nation’s talk radio hosts – a first for a public radio host.

Among her other honors: Pink's, the famous Los Angeles hot dog stand, has a veggie dog named after her!


Stories by Patt Morrison

President Bush Endorses McCain in Republican Convention Speech

President Bush spoke to delegates last night at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn. KPCC's Patt Morrison is covering the convention. President Bush's speech was met with applause from delegates. Morning Edition host Steve Julian asked Patt whether delegates were happy with President Bush or just his endorsement of John McCain.

Republicans Rearrange Convention Schedule

The speeches resume tonight at the Republican National Convention. There were no primetime speeches last night because of former Hurricane Gustav. KPCC's Patt Morrison is in St. Paul, Minn. and spoke with Morning Edition host Steve Julian.

Republicans Rearrange Convention Schedule

The speeches resume tonight at the Republican National Convention. There were no primetime speeches last night because of former Hurricane Gustav. KPCC's Patt Morrison is in St. Paul, Minn. and spoke with Morning Edition host Steve Julian.

Hurricane Puts Republican Convention Into a State of Flux

Republicans have cancelled all of the big speeches that had been planned for the first night of their national convention because of Hurricane Gustav. KPCC's Patt Morrison is in St. Paul, Minnesota covering the Republican National Convention. She told Morning Edition host Steve Julian that Republicans are taking the rest of the schedule day by day.

Hurricane Puts Republican Convention Into a State of Flux

Republicans have cancelled all of the big speeches that had been planned for the first night of their national convention because of Hurricane Gustav. KPCC's Patt Morrison is in St. Paul, Minnesota covering the Republican National Convention. She told Morning Edition host Steve Julian that Republicans are taking the rest of the schedule day by day.