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

Rainstorms leave Glendora but protective barriers stay behind

City officials tell residents the concrete barriers that protected their homes during the storms will remain in place for years as the threat of mudslides remains.

Woman survives drop after her car goes over canyon's edge

A 39-year old woman was rescued Wednesday after her car went over the edge of the North 241 Toll Road in Irvine and down 400 feet.

‘No burn’ alert issued for Southern California areas

Due to air pollution, a "no burn" alert has been issued for 24 hours beginning at midnight Tuesday for all LA metropolitan areas, Orange County and the Inland Empire.

Judge files $10M claim against UCLA police

Judge David Cunningham claims the officers racially profiled him and used excessive force when they stopped him for not wearing a seat belt.

Newport Mesa school board to decide whether to expel hackers

Board members are set to vote Tuesday night on whether to expel 11 students accused of hacking into computers to change their grades.

Loose tire hits and kills driver on 210 Freeway in San Dimas

A driver died today Thursday after a tire from a pickup truck smashed into his windshield on the 210 Freeway in San Dimas.

LAPD officers to be equipped with lapel cameras by the summer

The Los Angeles Police Department has secured funding for about 600 on-body cameras it hopes to deploy by the summer. The effort took far less time than expected.

Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 74 (updated)

Phil Everly and his brother, Don, rose to popularity during the 1950s and '60s and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Paul Walker autopsy: Car going over 100 mph when fatal crash occurred

Roger Rodas, who was driving at the time, lost control "for unknown reasons" leading to the fatal crash that killed the pair, according to the report.

Deputy didn't have lights or siren on during crash that killed 2

Witnesses told reporters at the scene that the deputy's patrol car had no emergency lights or sirens operating at the time of the crash.

UC Riverside staff member hospitalized with meningitis

A University of California, Riverside employee who fell ill with bacterial meningitis remains hospitalized, but his condition is said to be improving.

13 MS-13 gang members and associates arrested in LA

The FBI arrested 13 members and associates of the MS-13 gang Tuesday as part of an investigation into the gang's alleged drug trafficking and extortion scheme activities.

Update: 405 partly reopened after multi-vehicle crash

The accident occurred near the Sherman Way exit in Van Nuys. Northbound lanes and all but two southbound lanes have been reopened.

Students at Watts high school injured in experiment gone bad

A school science experiment went awry Tuesday at a high school in Watts, causing an explosion that injured several students.

Nonprofit issues new grant guidelines to curb youth football concussions

LA84 Foundation introduced guidelines Monday that would favor youth football leagues that delay tackling until participants are at least 8.