Suzanne Levy


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Suzanne Levy is an editor in the newsroom overseeing coverage of environment, infrastructure and science issues. She works closely with reporters to make sure their stories are accurate, clear and informative.

A native Brit, she worked for many years at the BBC in London and New York, producing award-winning news and documentaries on TV and radio. In the U.S., she has also written and directed non-fiction programs for PBS, the History Channel and Discovery.

Most recently, she was an editor at American Public Media’s Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal. Before that, she worked at NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered in Culver City.

She is a happy transplant to Los Angeles and still awed at the constant sunshine.

Stories by Suzanne Levy

LA teachers are on strike: A guide for LAUSD parents

Schools will be open. But if you're a parent, you're going to have to make some difficult decisions.

California's Supreme Court tightens the rules on independent contractors

Are you classified as an independent contractor or an employee? In a significant ruling this week, the California Supreme court clarified the definitions.

How do California’s strict gun laws differ from federal law?

Waiting periods, assault weapons bans — you may have heard that California’s gun laws are among the strictest in the nation. What does that mean, exactly? We’ve done the legwork and broken it down for you.

Skater Cindy Whitehead looks back on 50 years of Vans

Cindy Whitehead was one of the first girls on L.A.'s skate scene back in the 1970s. She talks about what it meant to sport a pair of Vans then, and what it means now.