Bianca Ramirez

Broadcast Production Manager, Operations

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Bianca Ramirez is Southern California Public Radio's Broadcast Production Manager for the Operations team. She's also SCPR's designated Chief Operator. Before taking on this role in mid-2018, Bianca was a Producer for KPCC’s award-winning newsroom, where she lead and directed local newscasts for Morning Edition with late host Steve Julian and All Things Considered with host Nick Roman.

Ramirez grew up in South Los Angeles and still calls the region her home. A first-generation college graduate, she earned a Bachelors of Arts in Broadcast Journalism, and minor in Business Entrepreneurship at Cal State Long Beach in 2008. That same year, she also joined the KPCC team.

Ramirez's favorite quick-getaway destination is Santa Barbara. (She loves that 72-degree-ocean-breeze weather!)

Stories by Bianca Ramirez

HB police post photos of recovered stolen property

The Huntington Beach police have posted photos of 115 stolen items on the department's Facebook page in an attempt to help victims recover their property.

West Hills stabbing victim's husband Michael Kane arrested

Michael Rodney Kane, an L.A. Unified elementary teacher suspected in the stabbing death of his estranged wife in West Hills, was taken into custody early Monday morning.

Suspects arrested in second Santa Monica shooting

Authorities have arrested three people in connection to a shooting near Santa Monica College, separate from last Friday's, that left one man dead and another wounded.

LOST DOG! 200 pounds, wearing sneakers, made of pink resin (photos)

Release the hounds — authorities in West Hollywood are on the trail of a dog statue that strayed from its public viewing space on Monday, perhaps as a prank.

Powerhouse Fire 100 percent contained; help for those affected

Firefighters have fully contained the so-called Powerhouse Fire that scorched 30,274 acres near Santa Clarita.

Firefighters making progress on Simi Valley brush fire

Firefighters are working on a 43-acre brush fire on a hillside near Hidden Ranch Drive that started shortly before 4 p.m. The fire is 30 percent contained.

Covina teacher charged with distributing child porn (updated)

A Covina middle school teacher is facing federal charges after allegedly meeting an undercover agent in his classroom so they could look at child pornography.

Powerhouse Fire: County declares local state of emergency (Photos)

Los Angeles County Supervisors on Tuesday declared a local state of emergency due to the Powerhouse Fire.

Update: Missing hikers clear of 'Powerhouse Fire'

Authorities earlier had unconfirmed reports of hikers still missing in the area of the brush fire in Angeles National Forest that had consumed more than 1,000 acres.

Pedestrian struck and killed during police pursuit in Santa Ana

A police pursuit in Santa Ana ended in tragedy Thursday afternoon after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a suspect vechicle officers were chasing.

Update: 5 teens killed in fiery Newport Beach crash identified

Authorities say five people killed in a fiery crash that split a car in half were students of Irvine High and University High and included two sisters.

'Haunting Melissa': a horror series for your iPad and iPhone

The producer of the horror movie "The Ring" has a new ghost story out — but this one's tailored to a much smaller screen.

UC Riverside engineering students make lawn mowers greener

UC Riverside students created an air pollution control device that can be attached to almost any lawn mower engine.

3 indicted in fake-bomb bank heist at LA-area Bank of America

A federal grand jury has indicted three Los Angeles men in connection with a bank robbery in Huntington Park last year that involved a fake bomb.

Crews stamp out brush fire near Burbank golf course

A one-acre brush fire that had been burning near a Burbank golf course is now fully contained. Crews are on hand to clean up hot spots in the area and make sure it doesn't reignite.