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

San Bernardino to vote on privatizing firefighting and EMT services

The city council met earlier this week to vote on a plan that would contract outside sources for its firefighting and emergency medical services, including a private company.

Mexican actress, immigrant icon 'La India María' dies

The iconic and beloved actress, screenwriter and director has died at age 74, the Mexican film institute announced Friday.

Nearly 500K undocumented Californians apply for driver's license

The bill, which Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law in 2013, allows any California resident to apply for a driver’s license regardless of immigration status

Agents target industry helping Chinese women have US babies

Birth tourism has been reported from a range of countries, but authorities say the most recent cases in California have catered to wealthy Chinese.

Leonard Nimoy, actor who portrayed Spock on 'Star Trek,' dead at 83

Nimoy's wife told the New York Times that the actor died at his home in Bel Air Friday morning from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Metrolink train crash: Truck driver charged with felony hit-and-run (updated)

The driver of the truck involved in a Tuesday morning collision with a Metrolink train has been arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run with injury.

Orange County arts philanthropist Henry Segerstrom dies at 91

Segerstrom was the founding chairman of the Orange County Performing Arts Center, which was named after him, and was a managing partner of the South Coast Plaza.

Missing Las Vegas man's body found, authorities say

Anthony Parnell, 18, disappeared in heavy surf last week. Authorities say they have found his body a half-mile from where he was last seen.

Virgin Galactic to make launch vehicle at Long Beach Airport

Virgin Galactic aims to make satellite launches into orbit a lot more affordable with a new rocket that is set to be made at the Long Beach Airport.

West Coast ports to temporarily suspend vessel operations

Weekend vessel loading and unloading operations will be temporarily suspended this weekend. Yard, rail and gate operations will continue at terminal operators’ discretion.

Update: 'Suge' Knight booked on suspicion of murder

Authorities say Marion "Suge" Knight argued and exchanged punches with a man before allegedly running him over and fatally striking a friend with his pickup truck.

Shooting near MLK Community Hospital leaves 1 wounded

An nurse has been shot and wounded after near Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Monday.

High wind advisory issued for Southern California

Powerful wind gusts are expected in the mountains and some valleys of Los Angeles and Ventura County, according to the National Weather Service.

California foie gras ban struck down by federal judge

The ban on importing foie gras into California has been struck down in federal court, making the controversial delicacy once again legal in the state.

Metro CEO Art Leahy to step down in April

Leahy, who began his transportation career as a bus operator 44 years ago, worked on big projects during his CEO tenure including implementing Measure R.