Isabeth "Isa" Mendoza is a former Engagement Producer for KQED's slate of podcasts. Isabeth is a bilingual audio journalist from Southeast Los Angeles and her interests are in wellness, social justice, lifestyle, arts and culture. Previously, she worked on Truth Be Told and as a freelancer for NPR’s Weekend Edition, Roxane Gay and Tressie McMillan Cottom’s Hear to Slay, KCRW's Bodies, and Feeling My Flo podcast. Isabeth is an NPR Next Generation Radio alum, an IWMF Gwen Ifill Fellow, and a previous NPR National Desk intern. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from Emory University and a Bachelor of Arts from UC Berkeley.