The Reel

NEWSPAPER VIDEOS, TV, RADIO & DOCUMENTARIES


Videos for L.A. Weekly

LA's Ripoff Parking Signs | News
Mixed messages on parking regulation signs mean a slew of pricey tickets.

Angelino Heights Halloween | News
Every year, 2,000 to 3,000 kids descend on creepy Victorian mansions for a spooktacular frightmare.

How to Beat the Fare on Metro | News
8% of riders on L.A.'s Metro system jump the fare. How they do it, and why.

Surfing 101 | Lifestyle
Expert tips on how to actually stand up on the board, get that selfie, feel the freedom of riding the waves.

Bike Wars | Investigative
39 bicycle riders were struck and killed by vehicles in L.A. County in 2013. This year's death toll is expected to climb.

Red Velvet Cake | Food
Singer-chef Teri Wahl crafts a tower of yum cake, slathered in cream cheese icing.

$7 Ketchup Trumps Heinz | Food
Hand-crafted artisan ketchup, made in a century-old San Marino orange grove, is quickly becoming something of a culinary rage.

Grand Central Market | Food
A day in the life of this Los Angeles institution, feeding the city since 1917. Time-lapse sequence for an L.A. Weekly special food section.

Television Sizzle Reels

Kissy Sell Out Does America
DJ, musician, composer and BBC Radio 1 host Kissy Sell Out embarks on a cross-country tour of America's dance music and studio scenes.

Life After
Forensic pathologist Dr. Michelle Aurelius of New Mexico's Office of the Medical Examiner balances life between the quick and the dead.

Bank Jobs
From the vaults of the FBI, an in-depth look at America's bank robbery epidemic, the robbers and the impact.

KNX Online Videos

Water Wars
One of, if not the first video for a Los Angeles radio station. How the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power restored 62 miles of the Lower Owens River, drained dry by a thirsty L.A. a century earlier.

For the BBC

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

As a BBC contributor for Radio 4 and Radio 5 Live, Michael Linder brings an Angeleno's perspective to British broadcasts.

For KUSC

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Intriguing new works in music, film, art and literature happening in Los Angeles, broadcast on Classical KUSC's "Arts Alive" magazine.

Spot News Demos

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This is Los Angeles,  a city with a million stories, some told in :40 or less. Snapshots of news in the making. Quick, but not dirty.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Lakers Riot Coverage. Four hours of up-close reporting among out-of-control fans celebrating the LA Lakers' NBA Championship. 4:00 excerpt and followup.

Talk Radio Segments

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Ticketgate. All those undeclared freebies Mayor Villaraigosa has accepted for Lakers games, concerts, the Oscars and Grammys are worth plenty.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

LA's Jive Talkin' Mayor? Suddenly, in a Los Angeles City Council ceremony honoring African Americans, Antonio Villaraigosa morphed into a black guy.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

The City Hall Seven. No shared sacrifice for Councilmen refusing to cut their $178,000 salaries as they furloughed and slashed workers' pay to balance LA's budget.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Cat Scratch Fever. As LA teetered on the brink of bankruptcy, City Council found time to debate feline declawing. Meouch!

Investigative Series

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Innocent Mistakes? Did the time, not the crime. The wrongly convicted, attempting to regain lost lives after decades of incarceration for crimes they did not commit.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Oil Drilling Cancer Threat. Oil wells in the heart of Los Angeles are blamed for a disturbing rise in cancers and other diseases as Big Oil plans to sink a thousand new ones.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Saving Cancer Kids. Childrens Hospital in Los Angeles offers new hope for cancer-stricken youngsters thanks to groundbreaking research.

Radio Documentaries

Bullying

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Bullying: Kids In Crisis. The causes, solutions. A Golden Mic, and Los Angeles Press Club award winner produced and co-written for KCLU correspondent John North.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Combat Kudos. Memorial Day tribute to extraordinary sacrifice by U.S. troops. True accounts of war, and how America often fails vets once their battles have ended.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Water Wars. LA's Department of Water and Power restores 62 miles of the Owens River the city drained dry in 1913. Murrow Award winner.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

A Salute to Columbia Square. Final KNX broadcast from CBS' historic Hollywood studios. Archive broadcasts, interviews with pioneers from radio's Golden Age.

UA-5939755-1