Susan Valot

Susan Valot

Journalist: Radio & Multimedia

Susan Valot is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience, covering a wide variety of topics, from science to economics to general assignment. Open to freelance assignments.

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curious.kcrw.com

Borrego Springs feels the crowds during the 'super bloom' – For The ...

Borrego Springs feels the crowds during the 'super ...

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curious.kcrw.com

A visit to the oldest juniper tree in America – For The Curious

A visit to the oldest juniper tree in America – For...

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curious.kcrw.com

At Burning Man a 747 inspires you to dream big – For The Curious

At Burning Man a 747 inspires you to dream big – Fo...

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californiaexplorer.org

California Explorer

California Explorer is a website designed by Susan Valot that takes you on an audio/visual tour of science in California's state and national parks.

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ww2.kqed.org

Uncovering the Buried History of a Japanese-American Internment ...

Uncovering the Buried History of a Japanese-America...

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fs.usda.gov

U.S. Forest Service Rim Fire Audio Tour

In 2013, the Rim Fire ripped through the Stanislaus National Forest, becoming the largest fire ever in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. This audio tour, believed to be the first of a wildfire recovery area in the United States, takes visitors through the story of the fire and its aftermath.

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curious.kcrw.com

When science sounds like band practice – For The Curious

When science sounds like band practice – For The Cu...

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WBUR

After Nazi Occupation, Greta Andersen Won Gold For Denmark ...

After Nazi Occupation, Greta Andersen Won Gold For ...

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Daily Breeze

Sleepy Hollow residents in Torrance plead for relief from crowds gazing at holiday decorations

The holiday lights may be merry and bright in the Sleepy Hollow area of Torrance during December, but neighbors certainly aren’t jolly about the traffic.

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Sacramento Bee

How much will solar dim after tax credits expire?

California has been basking in a solar energy boom, as companies and homeowners scramble to install solar panels by the end of 2016. That’s when a hefty tax credit is due to fade away....

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neontommy.com

A Link Between Viruses And Cancer

How viruses cause cancer and how viruses are being used to fight cancer....

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WBUR

California Mom: Secretary By Day, Sumo Wrestler By Night | Only A ...

Just weeks before the upcoming 2015 US Sumo Open, I walk into what looks like a typical martial arts studio here in Southern California. I'm not sure what to expect. I'm told to take off my shoes...

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KCRW

Where have all the bobcats gone? | Which Way L.A.?

Where have all the bobcats gone? Posted May 28, 2013 by Susan Valot | 3 Comments | ]. A bobcat sits in a Joshua tree near Joshua Tree National Park....

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onlyagame.wbur.org

Can CTE Be Detected In The Living?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a neurodegenerative disease thought to be caused by repeated blows to the head, has no treatment or cure. But that hasn't stopped former football players from lining up for an experimental test that might offer a diagnosis. Susan Valot reports....

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onlyagame.wbur.org

Trampoline Dodgeball: Bouncing Balls And People

According to the Ben Stiller movie, 'Dodgeball', the five D's of dodgeball are "Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge." But what happens if you add a court of trampolines to the mix? Susan Valot found out at the Ultimate Trampoline Dodgeball Championship in Los Angeles....