Alex Cohen Host, Take Two
Alex Cohen is co-host of KPCC's "Take Two" show. Prior to that, she was host of KPCC's "All Things Considered" in the afternoons.
Before joining Southern California Public Radio, Alex was a host and reporter for NPR's "Day to Day." She's also served as a host and reporter for NPR's "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered" as well as American Public Media's "Marketplace" and "Weekend America." Prior to that, she was the L.A. Bureau Chief for KQED FM in San Francisco. She has won various journalistic awards including the LA Press Club’s Best Radio Anchor prize.
As her roller derby alter-ego, Axles of Evil, Cohen made a cameo appearance and served as the trainer and choreographer for the Drew Barrymore derby film "Whip It." She is also the co-author of the book "Down and Derby: The Insider's Guide to Roller Derby."
Stories by Alex Cohen
Jay Abdo was Syria’s "Kevin Spacey," until he spoke out against the Assad regime. He sat down again with Take Two after the Senate voted to stop admitting refugees.
A new report from the Pew Research Center found that between 2009 and 2014 the U.S. had a net loss of 140,000 Mexican citizens.
In a legal battle between ex-spouses, the judge ruled that the frozen embryos could not be kept and used by the ex-wife.
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USC Counterterrorism expert Errol Southers says American officials should take notice.
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Two cities were targeted by terrorists last week, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at Facebook. Here’s why.
A KPCC investigation revealed that officers shot 375 people between 2010 and 2014. No officers have been prosecuted for any of those shootings.
Nino Esposito adopted his partner Drew Bosee in 2012 because at the time that was the only way to ensure legal protections. Now, things have changed.
After their ad campaign in San Francisco flopped, the company agrees to implement some regulations across the 34,000 cities worldwide that they operate in.
Campus Jews and blacks have faced aggression in recent weeks. Senior Marlee Ribnick says a shared struggle has brought the groups together.
An elementary school in northern California will soon be the first in the country to have standing desks in all of its classrooms.
Latinos could make or break the race for Sanders, and he faces an uphill battle.
The mobile app market is estimated to be valued at $77 billion by the year 2017. But most of that money will likely go to men. As of now, 80 percent of app developers are male.
Michael Nash, former presiding judge of L.A. County's Juvenile Court, is the Office of Child Protection's new leader. He tells about taking on the job.