Ashleyanne Krigbaum

Host & Producer

Since joining KALW in May 2012, Ashleyanne Krigbaum has worn many hats: host of The Spot; operations coordinator for KALW News; reporter and producer for Crosscurrents; an assistant producer for Audiograph; and a helping hand on several other shows and podcasts (Your Call, Chew On This, Life of the Law.) For over six years, Ashleyanne has been an active DJ and public radio producer within the Bay Area community, as well as a contributor to NPR Music, Associated Press, and East Bay Express.

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5:30pm

Thu October 2, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot: Lost Songs

Afi's grandmother (the ultra-adorable one on the left)
Afi Odelia Scruggs

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...

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4:51pm

Thu September 25, 2014
Arts & Culture

The state of the arts in San Francisco

Tom DeCaigny in studio at KALW
Ashleyanne Krigbaum KALW 91.7

 

Rising costs in the Bay Area have forced many artists to pack up and leave town to find more affordable places to live. Tom DeCaigny is the Director of Cultural Affairs at the San Francisco Arts Commission, and it’s his job to understand the issues that artists and non-profits are facing in this city. 

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6:00pm

Wed August 13, 2014
Cops & Courts

Interview with Alton McSween of the California Reentry Institute

Ashleyanne Krigbaum

Alton McSween found employment after his release mentoring other formerly incarcerated people through the California Reentry Institute. McSween goes by the name “Coach” -- a throwback to his days coaching high school track. That was his job back in 1992 when he got his first two convictions for burglary. In 2001, he was arrested for petty theft, and got 25 years to life under the state’s three strikes law.

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4:30pm

Mon May 12, 2014
Arts & Culture

Oakland Museum takes 'Vinyl' off the shelf

‘Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records’ at the Oakland Museum of California is open now until July 19th.
Ashleyanne Krigbaum

When was the last time you went to the museum and learned how to deejay? Or sat around for hours, listening to rare, mint-condition records? 

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5:45pm

Mon April 28, 2014
Transportation

Bike, Train or Automobile? Three reporters race through morning commute

It’s not just you. The morning commute is getting longer and longer. As the local economy picks up steam more and more people are getting in their cars, riding BART, and hopping on their bikes to get to work. This means everyone is spending more time on the road and most of us are doing it less comfortably. For car commuters -  your drive time got about 25% longer in 2013.  In San Francisco, nearly twice as many people are commuting by bike as in 2006. And BART - which is already packed - could have close to double its current ridership in the next few decades.  

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