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

Friends to honor Pasadena youth mentor with vigil

A candlelight vigil is planned for Thursday evening to honor a Pasadena neighborhood leader killed during a Christmas day shooting outside his home.

UPDATE: LA sheriff's employee killed in Pasadena Christmas Day shooting

Victor McClinton was an 18-year employee of the LA County Sheriff's Department. Detectives are investigating if there's a connection with the shooting and a deadly pursuit.

Hundreds of gun owners in San Diego turn in their weapons

Hundreds of people in San Diego County have turned in their firearms to authorities as part of the annual Guns for Gift Cards program.

Union Station among locations for downtown LA bike sharing program

Los Angeles’ first bike-sharing program is set to launch in April 2013. Other downtown LA locations include City Hall, Olvera Street and the Caltrans building.

The best and worst times to be at LAX: 2.24M holiday travelers expected

LAX considers the holiday season to be the 13-day travel period beginning Dec. 21 (the day the world is supposed to end), through Jan 2 (provided it doesn't).

How to make sure your Christmas gifts get delivered on time

Monday's the busiest mailing day of the holiday season across the nation — but there's still time to mail your packages in time for Christmas delivery.

Telecopter inventor John Silva dies at 92

The creator of the first news helicopter has died. John Silva was KTLA-TV’s chief engineer when he outfitted a Bell 47-G-2 with a television camera.

IE, OC: High winds expected for Inland Empire this weekend

The National Weather Service on Friday issued a high wind watch for the Inland Empire.

PHOTO: Rotting whale on Malibu beach is gigantic problem (Update)

A Malibu spokeswoman says the city isn't sure who's responsible for dealing with the 41-foot carcass, which will have to be towed out to sea at high tide.

Westbound I-10 connector to 605 to close for construction

Caltrans will close the westbound 10 Freeway connector to the north and southbound 605 Freeway this weekend. Crews will be doing bridge and connector work.

LA County buries unclaimed remains of 1,656 in mass grave

Officials said some were homeless, poor or had no relatives to grieve for them. They had no one but the county to provide a respectful burial.

UPDATE: Headless body found near Culver City hospital complex

Detectives are on the scene right now outside a Kaiser Permanente medical facility where people discovered a decapitated man’s body Monday afternoon.

PHOTOS: Rare movie posters expected to sell for thousands

Longtime film critic Leonard Maltin will auction off his rarest movie posters, including Three Stooges and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs lobby cards.

Strike keeps Port of LA pier closed, spreads to Long Beach

Striking workers shut down the largest terminal at the Port of Los Angeles for a second day on Wednesday, ignoring an arbitrator’s order to return to work.

California senators join colleagues to seek gas price probe (PDF)

California’s senators joined with the other Pacific Coast senators to ask the Justice Department to investigate the role of oil refineries in recent gas price spikes.