Bill Britt

Correspondent

A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Bill Britt is an Emmy award winning news reporter covering politics and education issues in West Palm Beach, Denver and Baltimore before moving to Los Angeles in 1993. Since then he has worked as a freelance producer and writer for virtually every  entertainment news show in Los Angeles and co-produced a variety of feature stories and special events, including a one-hour tribute to Whitney Houston and a one-hour special, “BET Salutes: 12 Years A Slave.”

As a reporter, Britt's long list of celebrity interviews... including President Clinton, David Bowie, Steven Spielberg and Meryl Streep... were conducted in Los Angeles, New York, London, Venice, Italy and Whitefish, Montana.

In addition to covering celebrity features, news and political issues, Britt has also penned promotional material for up-and-coming children's book author Terry John Barto.  
Britt graduated from the Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Articles

Rock The Vote takes aim at California’s low youth voter turnout

Youth vote panel at this week's FoCE Conference in L.A. will talk up efforts to boost participation by Millennials, who were 28 percent of the state's electorate last presidential election. Read More

L.A. County reboot of voting machine tech makes progress

For anyone who has used a smartphone, voting should be a cinch with new voting system, set to be in place for 2020 election.  Read More

California looking for innovative ideas from citizens in $25,000 contest

Three state departments to select best ideas to help solve specific problems, while engaging citizens in innovating government Read More

New MBA program masters the link between government & technology

Students go through curriculum combining design, innovation, leadership and technology to ultimately help government work more efficiently. Read More

Three steps to restoring trust in a city’s finances and governance

Santa Ana shows what a sunshine ordinance and opening up governing can do for civic engagement. Read More

City of Bell scores top grades for open data access one year after trials conclude

A year after former public officials were sentenced in financial scandal, the city now boasts one of the more open municipal websites in the state. Read More