Marcello Sawyer is the Talent Acquisition Manager for Southern California Public Radio - KPCC, LAist and LAist Studios. His focus is leading recruitment and developing meaningful relationships. He has broad HR experience; is passionate about the impact SCPR makes; and has a deep personal interest in the organization’s DEI actions. Among his proudest professional achievements was transforming American Public Media Group’s (APMG) corporate sponsorships with NABJ, AAJA, and NAHJ into thriving relationships with the local chapters and being a co-founder of the Think Public Media initiative, a 30+ organization collaborative aimed at increasing diversity within public media. Before joining APMG, Marcello was at the LA Times. He’s also worked at Coca-Cola and the Census Bureau. Marcello holds a B.A. in business administration from Whittier College. When not working, he’s usually hanging out with family & friends, watching sports, scrolling through IG for sneakers & hats, or reading non-fiction books.
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