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

Autopsy report on suspected OC serial killer inconclusive

An autopsy report on suspected Orange County serial killer Itzcoatl Ocampo has failed to determine the cause of his death.

Statue of slain Salvadoran archbishop gets MacArthur Park unveiling

It's been a project more than a decade in the making — a bronze statue of slain Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero is being unveiled Saturday at MacArthur Park.

NASA's Chief Scientist on NASA's priorities, present, and future

NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan spoke with KPCC about her job, the organization's future, and the tricky job of balancing the agency's budget and its priorities to expand human knowledge.

FBI: Operation SuperNova cracks down on gangs with Mexican Mafia ties

Seventeen Ventura County gang members have been charged with drug trafficking in the third phase of Operation SuperNova. Read the full affidavit here.

25 evacuated from Commerce apartment complex over gas leak

Southern California Gas Company crews were on-scene working to shut off the leak, along with Los Angeles County firefighters.

UC Berkeley library gets grant to catalog Pat Brown documents

The archive includes more than 1,000 cartons of documents, seven boxes of photos, and five boxes of audio material donated to the campus in 1968.

NTSB questions oversight following tour bus crash, calls for probe

The National Transportation Safety Board is calling for a probe of the agency in charge of making sure commercial vehicles operate safely. Read the full report here.

LA Westside 405 'Ramp Jam' ends after 2 months

The "Ramp Jam" is finally over on the Westside. The Wilshire Boulevard onramp to the northbound 405 Freeway reopened Thursday after a two-month closure.

Amber Alert: 1-month old Sunnyvale boy found, father arrested

A 1-month old Northern California boy who authorities say was kidnapped has been recovered, and his father has been arrested by Mexican authorities.

College affordability, ratings subjects of public forum

The first of four public meetings around the country on the president's College Affordability Initiative will be streamed live from Cal State Dominguez Hills.

West Hollywood celebrates Halloween with Queen Latifah

The city has put on its Halloween Costume Carnaval for 26 years, and the free event has seen nearly 500,000 people over the years.

Granada Hills bear captured following residential chase

A black bear that wandered into a Granada Hills neighborhood managed to elude wardens trying to capture him earlier Tuesday, but was eventually caught.

Thousands line up for upcoming free medical clinic

The large-scale free clinic returns for a third consecutive year to provide medical services to uninsured and underserved people in LA County.

Faulty fireworks shell triggered 4th of July blast

The Simi Valley accident sent fireworks and debris into a crowd of spectators, injuring 28 people. Video footage showed people screaming and running for cover.

10 fun facts about California's Nobel Prize winners

This week, USC professor Arieh Warshel was one of three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry. Here are 10 facts you probably don't know about California's laureates.