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George Foster Peabody and Emmy Awards - awarded by ABC7 News

Assignment Editor - Team coverage of the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake

John Swett Award - awarded by California Teachers Association

Producer - Live Town Hall Meeting / Education 2000
Studio audience and taped segments examining education reform. 

Gracie Allen Award - awarded by American Women in Radio and Television

Senior Producer - Marketplace

Andrea Kobrinsky Alday's Blog

Two decades have passed since the Rodney King riots swept through Los Angeles neighborhoods... more »
posted 04/26/12
One of the biggest obstacles to revitalizing the Los Angeles River is convincing the people who... more »
posted 08/26/11
Are community health experts and policy makers looking in the right places as they analyze... more »
posted 04/16/11

Andrea Kobrinsky Alday's Work

Project: Health Alert

Lisa Krch has been a news anchor and reporter for KBAK/KBFX Eyewitness News in Bakersfield since 1997. Mr. Krch anchors the 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts and also produces and hosts a weekly hour‐long health show called Eyewitness News Health Alert. She dedicated a full segment of Health Alert to coverage of the problem of obesity in Kern County, California.

Journalists have to ask hard questions about where sources get their money – and about the science they are promoting. Following the money trail can be daunting. But journalists and whistleblowers are doing just that and uncovering important connections. Here's what to look for.

Journalist Emily Schmidt had a rare opportunity to humanize the often-hidden story of domestic violence, and some of the systemic judicial problems that arise in connection with it. Here's what she learned.