Isabel Angell

Takeaway Associate Producer

Isabel is an Associate Producer for The Takeaway.

Besides a brief foray into print, she has made her whole career in public radio, starting with internships at Marketplace and NPR West while at UCLA. She moved back to the Bay Area after graduating with a degree in communication studies and hustled her way into freelancing gigs for KALW and KQED in San Francisco, where she reported on major stories like the new Bay Bridge opening and Black Lives Matter movement in Oakland.

When she's not at work, you can probably find her playing soccer, cooking, or geeking out over her current favorite book/movie/tv show. She absolutely loves Brooklyn but misses California produce terribly.

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

What to Expect from Legal Marijuana in California

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

California voters passed a ballot measure legalizing recreational marijuana in November. Here's what to expect next. 


Supreme Court Hears Two Gerrymandering Cases

Monday, December 05, 2016

The justices will decide whether Republicans in Virginia and North Carolina participated in racial gerrymandering, which is illegal.


In Judicial Elections, Outside Spending Hits Record High

Monday, November 28, 2016

Outside groups spent over $19 million this year to sway campaigns for the highest seats in state supreme courts. That number is a striking record high — and it has serious implications.

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Tensions Rise Over Violence at Standing Rock

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Authorities are defending the use of water cannons in freezing weather against protesters at Standing Rock earlier this week.

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Hunger Inspires Teens to Help Community

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Seeing hunger affect their neighbors and classmates — or even their own families — empowered a group of teenagers in Portland, Oregon to help their community.

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Republicans Strengthen Hold in State Houses

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Republicans now control a record number of state legislatures, and have a distinct advantage looking forward to the 2018 midterms. 

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ISIS Reacts to President-Elect Donald Trump

Monday, November 21, 2016

Social media sites associated with ISIS and al-Qaeda celebrated Trump's victory, with one site expressing joy about "the imminent demise of America at the hands of Trump.”


Why One Man Didn't Vote for President: 'Nothing Really Changes'

Thursday, November 17, 2016

More than 40 percent of eligible voters did not cast a ballot for president last week — making "no thanks" the real winner of the election.

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Voters Have Their Say on 163 Ballot Measures

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

From legalized marijuana to the death penalty, find out what happened with the big ballot measures across the country.


Will Twitter Live to See the 2020 Election?

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Twitter announced that people in the United States have sent one billion tweets about the 2016 election since last August. But will it still be around in four years?

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On Election Day, Californians to Decide on Death Penalty, Gun Control, and More

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

California voters face a crowded, complicated ballot this year, with 17 measures to decide on. Here's what you need to know. 


How Voters Will Shape the Criminal Justice System on Election Day

Thursday, October 27, 2016

There are 163 ballot initiatives in 35 states this election season, and many of them are about criminal justice issues.


Challenging the Sharing Economy: Airbnb Takes on New York State

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

New York State just enacted legislation that slaps big fines on people who rent their apartments for less than 30 days. Airbnb has responded with a federal lawsuit.

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What You Need to Know About the Election This Week

Monday, October 24, 2016

Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich fills you in on the latest news from the campaign. 

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Happy Birthday, Wonder Woman!

Friday, October 21, 2016

Today is Wonder Woman's 75th birthday, and with an honorary post at the U.N. and a new movie on the way, this might be her best year yet. 


Fighting for Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

South Africa's constitution protects women's reproductive rights, but Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng says the reality often doesn't match up with the law.

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I Know What It’s Like: Ailes Victim on Trump, Assault, and Men in Power

Friday, October 14, 2016

A woman who accused Roger Ailes of sexual harassment on what it's like making allegations against powerful men.

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Haiti Reeling from Hurricane Matthew

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Aid is coming slowly to the remote parts of southwestern Haiti destroyed by Hurricane Matthew.


A Lewd Election Places Parents in a Tough Spot

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

For many parents, the 2016 election has been difficult to discuss as the language of the campaign becomes less and less appropriate for children.


Apple, Samsung Square Off in Supreme Court

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Two smartphone giants have taken their fight over design patents all the way to the nation's highest court.

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