Bio: Susan Valot is a long-time broadcast journalist in the greater Los Angeles area. She's been a freelancer since 2011, after a few previous freelance stints. Valot covered Orange County from 2006 to 2011 for KPCC Radio, the NPR affiliate in Pasadena, California. Valot has won numerous awards, including a RIAS Award in Germany, several RTNA Golden Mike Awards and several Los Angeles Press Club Awards, including 2010 Radio Journalist of the Year. Valot has done several international reporting exchanges, including to Germany and Austria. She covers a wide variety of topics, from the economy and local government to sports and medical breakthroughs. Valot also teaches a couple of classes at a local community college, including audio production. She produces the local news podcast for Voice of OC, a non-profit newsroom. She also hosts and produces the Quanta magazine science podcast.
Notes: City is Lomita, which is in the greater L.A. area.
Available For: Arts reporting, Documentary production, Environmental Reporting, Field Recording, Interviewing, Mentoring, Multimedia, News Reporting, Post production, Program development, Public Radio, Sound Editing and Mixing, Tape Syncs, Voiceover
Equipment: Adobe Audition, Final Cut Pro, FTP, ISDN etc, Hard Disc/Flash recorder, Minidisk Recorders, Soundslides, Specialized mics
Professional Media Experience: Commercial Radio, Community Radio, International Reporting, Mobile media development, Multimedia production, On-air talent, Podcasting, Print Media, Radio Documentary, Slideshow production, Web Design