Madeleine Brand is the primary host of America Abroad, an award-winning international affairs documentary program on public radio. Brand joined KCRW in 2013 to host the midday show, Press Play. She most recently came from KCET, where she won an Emmy award for her work on the television news show, SoCal Connected. She’s best known for her career in public radio, where she created and hosted a daily show at KPCC. Before that, she was a reporter and host at NPR for more than 13 years.