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Acclaimed Radio Host Madeleine Brand to Join 'SoCal Connected'

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Acclaimed radio host Madeleine Brand will join longtime SoCal Connected anchor Val Zavala as a special contributor, providing her signature interviews and commentary for the hard-hitting television news magazine.

Brand is the former host of the award-winning Madeleine Brand Show at KPCC, and before that she was host of Day to Day on National Public Radio.

SoCal Connected, which took home 16 L.A. Press Club Awards and three Emmys this year, is moving from a weekly program to a daily news format, combining its award-winning field reporting and investigative journalism with in-studio panel discussions and interviews. Zavala will continue to serve as anchor. The show's fifth season premieres Monday, October 29.

Read KCET's full press release to get details of the exciting changes happening at SoCal Connected.

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