Avishay Artsy is the afternoon news producer for KCRW in Santa Monica.

Artsy formerly worked as an Assistant Producer at Marketplace. Prior to joining Marketplace, Artsy was the producer and director of “Word of Mouth” at New Hampshire Public Radio and has worked for radio stations in Washington, DC; Paris, France; and Lincoln, Nebraska. Artsy also has created freelance stories which have aired on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Marketplace, Weekend America, Only a Game and Destination DIY, among others.

Artsy is a recipient of numerous awards including: the Nebraska Associated Press Broadcast News Award for Sports Feature, Natural Sound, Agriculture Reporting (2005-2006); Northwest Broadcast News Association – Eric Sevareid Award (2006); Lilly Scholarship, Religious Newswriters Association (2007); German Marshall Fund Journalism Fellowship (2007); Science Literacy Project Fellowship, SoundVision Productions (2009).

Artsy received his bachelor’s degree in political communications from Boston University.

A native of Nashua, N. H., Artsy has lived abroad in Israel and France and currently resides in Los Angeles.


Features by Avishay Artsy

Why the lights have dimmed on LA's film industry

Film and TV production flee LA for big tax subsidies in states like Georgia and New York.
Posted In: hollywood, film industry

Endeavour space shuttle finds home in Los Angeles

The museum where the Space Shuttle Endeavour will retire is banking on it being a big attraction.
Posted In: space shuttle, los angeles, tourism

Influencing the photography of J Henry Fair

J Henry Fair's photographs uniquely capture the human impact on the landscape. Yet there is a rich history of artists and photographers that have...
Posted In: J Henry Fair

Best-Ever Super Bowl Ads: Betty White's Snickers commercial

I love it... It heralded the return of Betty White, not as a nostalgic relic but as a relevant comic force, willing to get dirty and talk dirty. ...
Posted In: advertising, Betty White, business of sports, football, Snickers, Super Bowl

How social media plays into nonprofits and fundraising

This year, as we were putting together our annual survey on philanthropy, we noticed a running theme: How social media and technology are helping...
Posted In: Charity, fundraising, nonprofits, social media, volunteering
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