Justin is the writer, producer, director, editor, and host of "Well Read with Justin Chapman," which airs on Pasadena Media's cable channels and streaming apps. In the show, he provides analysis on news, politics, arts, and culture and interviews guests about their projects. Featuring segments by Senior Influencer Correspondent @BradtheInfluencer and Senior Toddler Correspondent Sienna. Learn more and find all of the episodes here.

Justin is also the writer, producer, and host of an award-winning, hyper-local TV talk show on Pasadena Media's cable channels and streaming apps called "Pasadena Monthly with Justin Chapman," formerly known as "NewsRap Local with Justin Chapman." The show airs at 5 p.m. PT on the fourth Friday of every month on channel 32 on Charter Spectrum, channel 99 on AT&T Uverse, YouTube, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV.

Watch a promo for the show here, read coverage of the show in Pasadena Now, and watch each episode below. Thank you to the Pasadena Media Foundation for your support. Learn more at savelocalnews.us.


Episode Sixteen: Dr. Bethany Ehlmann, president of the Planetary Society and professor of planetary science at Caltech

Episode Fifteen: Jens Weiden, CEO and general manager of the Rose Bowl

Episode Fourteen: Joel Sheldon, owner of Vroman's Bookstore

Episode Thirteen: Eugene Harris, Pasadena Police Chief

Episode Twelve: Alex Aghajanian, president of the Tournament of Roses Association

Episode Eleven: Lena Kennedy, CEO/President of L.L. Kennedy & Associates

Episode Ten: Dr. Richard Rosenthal, Pasadena's Independent Police Auditor

Episode Nine: Karen Hofmann, president and CEO of ArtCenter College of Design

Episode Eight: Dr. Laurie Leshin, director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Episode Seven: Nikki High, owner of Octavia's Bookshelf

Episode Six: Danny Feldman, producing artistic director of Pasadena Playhouse

Episode Five: Debra Manners, president and CEO of Sycamores

Episode Four: M. G. Lord, author of Astro Turf and host of the LAist Studios podcast "Blood, Sweat, & Rockets" about early JPL history

Episode Three: Kristen Muller, Chief Content Officer, Southern California Public Radio/KPCC/LAist 89.3

Episode Two: USS Pasadena with Mayor Victor Gordo, former Mayor Bill Paparian, and USS Pasadena Foundation President Bill Creedon

Episode One: Steve Madison, Pasadena City Councilmember representing District 6


Episode Twenty One: Sheri Bonner, President and CEO, Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley

Episode Twenty: Kathryn Barger, LA County Supervisor, District 5

Episode Nineteen: 2022 Pasadena Election Special with Ryan Bell and Paul Little

Episode Eighteen: Miguel Márquez, Pasadena City Manager

Episode Seventeen: Victor Gordo, Mayor of Pasadena

Episode Sixteen: Jess Rivas, Pasadena City Council member, District 5

Episode Fifteen: Laura Rubio-Cornejo, Pasadena Transportation Department Director

Episode Fourteen: Michelle White, affordable housing advocate and chair of Affordable Pasadena's rent control campaign steering committee

Episode Thirteen: Darryl Dunn,
Rose Bowl Stadium CEO and General Manager

Episode Twelve: Roman Korol, Caltech grad student collecting aid for his native Ukraine

Episode Eleven: Chris Holden, California state Assembly member (D-41)

Episode Ten: Martin Gordon, chair of Pasadena Community Coalition

Episode Nine: Cynthia Kurtz, interm Pasadena city manager

Episode Eight: Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA 28)

Episode Seven: Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA 27)

Episode Six: Craig Washington,
2029 president of the Tournament of Roses Association

Episode Five: Rick Cole, former mayor of Pasadena and current executive director of the Congress for the New Urbanism

Episode Four: Andre Coleman
, managing editor of Pasadena Now

Episode Three: Ryan Bell, Southern California regional coordinator at Tenants Together

Episode Two: Dennis Haywood and James Farr, director and producer of "Thorns on the Rose: Black Abuse, Corruption & the Pasadena Police" (5/21/2021)

Episode One: Dr. Ying-Ying Goh, director of the Pasadena Public Health Department (4/23/2021)