Itxy Quintanilla

Apprentice News Clerk

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Itxy Quintanilla is an Apprentice News Clerk for AirTalk and FilmWeek with Larry Mantle.

Prior to joining KPCC, Itxy interned at KCRW, NPR, and reported for several publications. She enjoys telling stories through writing, audio, film, and photography.

Itxy graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in art. As a native Angeleno, she loves public radio, movies, and music.

Stories by Itxy Quintanilla

Are educational apps actually helping children learn?

Do educational apps for preschoolers really help them learn? A new study from the University of California, Irvine has an answer.

As LA Metro considers renaming rail lines, AirTalk asks: What are your ideas?

Metro rail lines are quickly expanding across Los Angeles.

Hispanic, Latino or Latinx? A look into navigating identity in the US

The gender-neutral term “Latinx” was officially added to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary earlier this month.

Can an algorithm predict a patient's risk of committing suicide?

Can artificial intelligence save lives? That’s the question researchers at Vanderbilt Medical Center and Florida State University have been trying to answer.

The final kick: Croatia versus France, what to expect and how we got here

The World Cup comes to an end on Sunday with France and Croatia competing for first place.