Madeleine Brand (KCRW) Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Press Play

Madeleine Brand

Madeleine Brand Biography

Madeleine Brand is an American broadcast journalist, radio personality, and television host who currently works as a host of Press Play, a news and culture show that airs on KCRW-FM, a National Public Radio based in Los Angeles.

She made a debut on the show in January 2014 soon after it was launched and has been a member of the station’s crew ever since. Brand worked for NPR for thirteen years, reporting and anchoring at stations around the country, including KQED in San Francisco, WBUR in Boston, WBGO in Newark, and WBFO in Buffalo.

Thereafter, Brand worked for Morning Edition and All Things Considered as a West Coast correspondent and occasional substitute anchor. She began co-hosting the radio show Day to Day with Alex Chadwick in 2006, which was broadcast from NPR West’s Los Angeles facilities.

In the summer of 2013, Brand filled in for longtime broadcaster Warren Olney IV on KPCC’s rival KCRW’s show To the Point. Brand joined KCRW in September 2013 and began developing Press Play, which premiered in January 2014 and was the station’s first new daily show since 2001. On KPCC, Press Play competes with Larry Mantle’s AirTalk.

Brand is presently the co-host of the news and culture show, Press Play, which airs on KCRW-FM (89.9). She broadcasts the show from the basement of the cafeteria of Santa Monica College. She formerly worked at the Southern California Public Radio program as well as at KPCC on The Madeleine Brand Show.

Read: Barbara Bradley Hagerty (The Atlantic)

Madeleine Brand Age

Brand is 57 years old as of 2023, She was born in the year 1965.

Madeleine Brand Parents

Brand was born and brought up in the USA by her loving parents. However, she has not disclosed any further information on her family or her siblings.

Madeleine Brand Husband

Brand is married to her loving husband, Joe DeMarie. In their marriage, Brand and her husband have been blessed with two wonderful children.

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