Warren Olney is the host of "Which Way, LA?" a one-hour daily radio series on KCRW-FM, consisting of guest interviews and listener call-ins on the subjects of greatest interest to Southern California. Spawned by the civil disturbance of 1992, the program has earned more than 20 local, state and national awards for timely public service and broadcast excellence.

Warren Olney speaks frequently on politics, the media, the evolving nature of Southern California and other subjects. He also coordinates and moderates panels for corporate and organizational clients on a broad variety of topics.

As an actor, Warren Olney has appeared in feature films, including, "Crimson Tide", "The Fisher King" and "Higher Learning"; a CBS Movie of the Week, "The Deception" and other feature and TV productions.

He was a television news reporter and anchor from 1966-1991, working in Washington, D.C., Sacramento, and Los Angeles, where he was political editor, special assignment reporter and anchor at all of the network owned stations, KABC, KCBS, KNBC, and at the independent KCOP.

During his career, he covered local, state and national politics, including presidential primaries, nominating conventions and inaugurals; super-power summit meetings in Washington and Geneva; special projects and investigations on crime, science, and the environment, and many other subjects. Overseas assignments took him to Europe, Asia, and Central America.

His awards include: the National Freedom of Information Award of the Society of Professional Journalists, 1994; Sigma Delta Chi's Broadcast Journalist of the Year, 1986; Emmies for reporting and anchoring; Golden Mikes for investigative reporting; LA Press Club awards, including several "stories of the year" for reports on crime, business, religion and media.

Warren Olney has been a staff reporter for the Sacramento, CA Bee, and the Newport News, VA Daily Press; he has written for the California Journal, the Los Angeles Times and the Village Voice.

At the University of Southern California, Warren Olney developed and taught "Broadcast Journalism," a laboratory course for graduate and undergraduate students, from 1976-1982.

From Amherst College, Amherst, MA, Olney received his BA in English, magna cum laude, and became a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

He has four children and five grandchildren. He is married to Marsha Temple, Attorney at Law.