Maria Hall-Brown joined PBS SoCal (KOCE) in July of 1997.
She is the Executive Producer for Arts and Cultural Programming, and the producer/host of the weekly program LAaRT which recently won a Golden Mike Award from the Radio Television News Association.
In addition, she produced the first documentary film about cultural visionary/philanthropist, Henry T. Segerstrom: Imagining the Future.
Other documentaries include: Be Brave: Samantha’s Story, Matters of Faith, Bulgarian Rhapsody, and Notes from Europe, as well as many holiday specials.
For 16 years Maria worked as producer/reporter for the nightly news program Real Orange and the producer/host of author interview series Bookmark.
She has garnered two LA Area Emmys and seven Golden Mike Awards for her work.
A proud graduate of the University of California, Irvine, she received a Distinguished Alumni Award in 2005.
Maria is a passionate supporter of the Arts.