I won my first journalism award!!!

‘The Origins of Hella’ won the RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Radio Feature Reporting. All the sweat, laughter, and tears were worth it. YAS!

The Origins of Hella

As part of our series Bay Curious, we’re answering questions from KQED listeners and readers. This question comes from Ventura Albor, who wanted to know: How is it that “hella” became synonymous with the Bay? Ventura’s question was inspired by his college days at UC Davis. “L.A.