SAG-AFTRA Offers Fiery Response To Radio Press Arrest


LOS ANGELES — Nearly two weeks after Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies fatally shot an African American man, Dijon Kizzee, protesters convened on Saturday yards from the South L.A. locale where he was killed.

Covering the event was a credentialed journalist for Southern California’s spoken word NPR member station, KPCC-FM 89.3 in Pasadena, Calif. Somehow, the journalist, Josie Huang, got caught up in the police response to what the Sheriff’s Office called the work of outside “anarchists.”

Huang is now speaking out about her experience. SAG-AFTRA shared its ire in its own statement on the matter, shedding new concern on the growing safety concerns of field journalists from serving both local radio and television.

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