Megan Manata is an Interactive Producer at CapRadio.
Prior to joining CapRadio, Megan was an intern at NPR where she reported for the National Desk and KCRW, a Santa Monica-based radio station, where she produced for Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
Megan is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where she received her M.S. in journalism. While at USC, Megan wore many hats; she reported, produced, and directed in a team the school’s radio magazine program while she also worked as an editor for digital news.
Megan first started listening to public radio in college and has never stopped since.
April 9, 2022
Dr. Dean Blumberg, chief of pediatric diseases at UC Davis, has some updates on the pandemic, including when very young children may get vaccinated.
Interview: California Rep. John Garamendi discusses video call with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy and more
March 11, 2022
Recently, members of Congress met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to discuss a ban on Russian gas and oil and how the war is progressing.
March 4, 2022
The highway is back open in both directions after crews blew up the boulder that fell on Highway 50 near Echo Summit, but a forecasted snowstorm may still slow traffic.
March 3, 2022
While Ukraine and Russia have had some discussions on humanitarian issues, Russia’s invasion continues. Mietek Boduszyński, an associate professor of Politics and International Relations at Pomona College, breaks down what’s going on.
February 19, 2022
Goodbye Humboldt State University, and hello Cal Poly Humboldt. It isn’t just a name change, though — the school expects to start running new programs in 2023.
Interview: Five years after the Oroville Dam crisis, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea reflects on lessons learned
February 11, 2022
Five years ago, the spillway at the Oroville Dam had a structural failure, forcing the evacuation of thousands of civilians. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea recounts the tense few days before and after the crisis
February 4, 2022
Host of Yan Can Cook, chef Martin Yan recently donated 3,000 cookbooks he amassed over his long career to UC Davis, where he earned multiple degrees.
February 1, 2022
California Sen. Alex Padilla recently wrapped up his freshman year as the state’s first Mexican American senator. He spoke with CapRadio's Insight about his experience in office, ranging from immigration to infrastructure.
Interview: Sacramento County Office of Education works on pilot program to bring mental health clinicians to schools
January 17, 2022
Sacramento County is working on a new program to make schools in the system into “one-stop shops” with mental health for students by hiring social workers and clinicians to address the growing mental health needs of the community.
Interview: Here’s how a Sacramento County psychologist suggests working on your mental health through the pandemic
January 10, 2022
The pandemic has continued to drag on, and for some people, the sense of uncertainty is dragging down their mental health. Here’s some tips from a psychologist to bring you some peace.