Lisa Ledin

Voice of Underwriting & Host

Lisa Ledin joined KAZU in 2009.  She is  a voice of KAZU's underwriting announcements and also hosts Morning Edition every Friday.  With over thirty years of radio experience, Lisa has specialized as a classical music announcer and producer .  After receiving her bachelor's degree in journalism from UC Berkeley, she worked at KSNO in Aspen, Colorado; WGUC in Cincinnati, Ohio; and KBach in Monterey.  Highlights of her career include two black history radio documentaries that culminated in the book, Nelson Burton, My Life in Jazz.  She also created a weekly children's show on KBach called, Cabbages and Kings, that exposed  kids to classical music through original radio theater.  She has interviewed such artists as Stan Getz, Julie Harris, Leonard Nimoy and Jean Pierre Rampal.

Local
6:00 am
Fri October 24, 2014

East West: Local Artists' Response to Gang Violence

Dancers Jones Welch and Annie Talmadge perform in East West.
Credit William Roden, New Dawn Studios

 

The gang violence in Salinas is felt by nearly everyone from families to teachers to clergy and law enforcement.   They are the inspiration for local choreographer Fran Spector’s East West.

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