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Julia Murray is an Apprentice News Clerk for AirTalk with Larry Mantle.
Prior to joining KPCC, Julia interned at Los Angeles Magazine and the Charlotte Gusay Literary Agency. She has also done editorial work for various independent authors and enjoys storytelling through writing and audio.
Julia was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in English and minors in Biology and Interdisciplinary Writing. She loves books, music and tending to her rapidly growing collection of plants.
The HFPA Apprentice News Clerk for AirTalk is generously supported by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association Charitable Trust
Stories by Julia Murray
Nearly six months ago, in March, the novel coronavirus pandemic consumed public consciousness almost overnight.
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Peter Chin-Hong from UCSF.
Over one hundred years ago, in 1918, the United States faced a deadly flu pandemic that forced citywide shutdowns and mask ordinances across the country in order to slow the spread of disease.
AirTalk Checks In With Metro CEO Phil Washington: Federal Relief, COVID-19 Risks, Alternatives to Armed Police And More
Metro’s CEO Phil Washington joins Larry Mantle for his regular check-in to talk about all things public transit.
‘Insinuation Anxiety’ And Social Awkwardness: How Are You Navigating Differences With Pandemic Safety?
Of the myriad ways the novel coronavirus has disrupted the average American’s life, social anxiety might not immediately spring to mind as a consequence.
Millions of ‘Boomerang Kids’ Moved In With Parents At the Onset of the Pandemic. Now, A Long-Held Stereotype Might Be Shifting.
At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, while many Americans sheltered in their homes, millions of young people packed their bags and moved in with their parents.
Larry welcomes Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff to Airtalk for a check-in.
Muslims move their traditions and rituals online to better adhere to physical distancing guidelines.
For working parents, staying on top of childcare is difficult enough. Yet increasingly, American parents are being squeezed by the pressure of not only caring for their kids, but their aging parents as well.
When producer Richie Jackson moved to New York City as a young man in the 1980s, he joined a gay community still fighting for basic rights and recognition under the law.
It’s hard to imagine how the sprawling, ambitious IMAX documentaries of today could be descendants of films like the silent and largely staged documentary “Nanook of the North,” released nearly one hundred years ago.
In recent years, American elections have been marked by reports of voter suppression, problems with election administration, misinformation campaigns and inflammatory rhetoric-- all of which pose a threat to civilian trust in fair elections.
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, the film and television industries have had to reckon with one of their most essential and troublesome elements: the sex scene.
Amazon sealed the deal with top-selling author Dean Koontz, whose contract expired last year.
More than half of California’s recycling centers have closed in the past six years, creating a crisis for recycling in the state.