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Libby Denkmann is KPCC's veterans and military reporter. She focuses on stories about active duty servicemembers, veterans and their families in Southern California.
Libby joined KPCC in 2016 as a fill-in host on Take Two, and later served as interim host of KPCC's Morning Edition. She is a regular fill-in host for Larry Mantle's AirTalk on KPCC and her reporting can be heard nationally on APM's Marketplace Morning Report.
Before joining KPCC, Libby was the afternoon drive anchor and a reporter on KFI AM 640 in Los Angeles. She began her journalism career in her native Seattle with the CBS News affiliate KIRO Radio. During nearly a decade at KIRO, Libby was a reporter and producer of several programs: The Dave Ross Show, Ross and Burbank, and The Ron and Don Show. Her work was part of the 2015 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage of the deadly Oso, Washington landslide. She is a graduate of The University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies.
Stories by Libby Denkmann
You may have received a call in recent weeks where, after a delay, the person on the other end fumbles their headset and asks “Are you there?” Don't answer "Yes."
A council is a neighborhood's direct line to city hall. Skid Row activists say breaking away from the DTLA council will increase how much their own issues are heard.
"Harlots" co-creator Moira Buffini on how London was the sex capital of the world in the 1760s and why her show imagines that world from the POV of the women who worked it.
His most recent project is a soundtrack for the early '60s dystopian world in the Amazon series, "The Man In the High Castle.”
Their backgrounds couldn't be more different. Now, the two California lawmakers must work through a high-stakes probe. Meet the Intelligence Committee's leading men.
Rosalind Henderson, a 27-year veteran teacher, was motivated by recent high profile cases of unarmed black men killed by police to create a forum to talk about race.
Right now it's pretty quiet on Capitol Hill because elected officials are on recess, and this is usually a time where they come back to their districts and chat with their constituents about what's on their minds. And the the town halls they do it at don't usually get a lot of press, until now.
Pressure from cable channels and streaming giants have pulled audiences away from broadcast TV and those networks are now choosing pilots carefully.
The co-authors of a new study talk about the issues that crop up with portrayals of senior citizens, and how Hollywood can be more inclusive moving forward.
Who is and isn't going to the inauguration, "the first California casualty of the Trump presidency," and the $1.5 billion accounting error in the state budget.
Current and former Carl's Jr. employees are voicing their concerns about Mr. Puzder's ability to represent and protect them as Labor Secretary.
Civil rights leaders and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle were quick to condemn the remarks.
Christmas classics like 'Baby, it's cold outside' and 'Love Actually' have not been aging gracefully. They've been at the center of criticism in recent years.
State officials say they hope to begin construction on the massive water re-routing plan as early as 2018, but some significant hurdles remain.
This year, 11 children have taken their lives in Fresno County. That's more than three times the amount of such deaths in 2015.