Sharon Katchen

Award Winning Journalist

Print and Broadcast Experience

  • Nat'l Radio Network
  • Regional News Wire
  • L.A. Major Market All-News Radio
  • Online Reporting
  • 25+ Years Covering
    Los Angeles Market And National News
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    News Wire / Print

  • City News Service, Los Angeles (2010-present)

  • Los Angeles based writer for wire service reporting breaking news sent to, relied on and utilized by virtually all major print, TV and radio outlets in the Los Angeles media market

  • Responsible for reporting breaking news (mainly police beat) in all cities/communities within Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Diego weekend overnights and as assigned
  • Network: Fox News Radio

  • Reporter / Coverage As Assigned by New York HQ (2008-2018)
  • National stories (live and filed) as assigned/breaking
  • Entertainment and feature reports filed as assigned
  • American Idol series / news and podcast reports
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    Online Reporting

  • Patch (Long Beach/Belmont Shore editions. Two examples, click here and here)
  • All News Radio

    KFWB (all-news 980), Los Angeles (20 years, spanned Group W through CBS)

  • Served as KFWB's Orange County Bureau Chief and created Long Beach Bureau, reporting live in morning drive and filing/airing in all dayparts.
  • Covered L.A./OC stories, Sacramento and Washington, D.C. developments plus feature stories as enterprised/assigned. Details, click here. Audio samples, click here (MP3)
  • Winner of multiple Golden Mike Awards (right) and Los Angeles Press Club Honors (background and details here).
  • Contributed to CNN, CBS and the Associated Press radio networks
  • Experienced in legislative reporting (making hot button legislation understandable)
  • Adept at enterprising/generating stories outside of conventional news cycle.
  • Hired by KFWB after winning awards for radio news reporting/anchoring at Denver's biggest outlets (KOA and KIMN.) Also handled radio talk show duties (producer/host KWBZ) and reported in print for the Rocky Mountain Journal (Business News)
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