Mar 30, 2018
On this episode of the I Heart Costa Mesa show, we interview Bradley Zint, Reporter for The Daily Pilot newspaper, about his eight years spent covering Costa Mesa and its surrounding communities. We also talk about his perspectives on the City of Costa Mesa, how he's seen it change since he first started at the paper in 2010 - and, of course, we ask him the rapid-fire, Fast Final Fives! And with Brad just today announcing he is leaving the newspaper, this is one special edition of the podcast you don't want to miss...
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For the past six years, Bradley Zint was a Reporter at The Daily Pilot: http://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/
DP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Daily.Pilot/
DP on Twitter: @TheDailyPilot
DP on Instagram: @thedailypilot
During our interview, Zint discusses this article from The New Yorker written about Costa Mesa: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2011/09/05/contract-city
We also talk about this article Zint wrote for the Daily Pilot about a house on Santa Ana Avenue and Costa Mesa Street: http://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/news/tn-dpt-me-1205-eastside-victorian-home-20151204-story.html
And his story about taking a ride in a Breitling jet: http://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/news/tn-dpt-me-breitling-jet-ride-20161021-story.html
We talk about this article covering the Canary Drive Staircase fiasco: http://www.latimes.com/tn-dpt-0310-canary-drive-staircase-20130309-story.html
Also, his experience covering the Trump rally at the OC Fairgrounds along with a team of reporters: http://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/news/tn-dpt-me-0429-trump-protest-20160428-story.html
Zint's favorite restaurant in Costa Mesa is Aviles El Ranchito: http://www.avilaselranchito.com/costa_mesa.php
On a personal note: We will miss Bradley Zint and waking up to his excellent writing for The Daily Pilot. Thank you, Brad, for all you've done for Costa Mesa over the past eight years!
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Producer: Danny Thompson (email@example.com)
Intro / Outro Voiceover: Brian Kazarian
Music: Eddie "DJ Kaboom" Iniestra