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
No, it's not the world's weirdest dinner party. They're just a two of the many folks who will be appearing this week at an event called Politicon.
Nicholas Stoller spoke with host Alex Cohen about the inspiration behind the plot, which often makes fun of TV courtroom shows.
Take Two's Alex Cohen talks to director and co-writer Ramin Bahrani and actor Michael Shannon about their new movie '99 Homes.'
Time is running out for Karma, a 4-year-old part husky, part wolf canine from Anaheim that was deemed vicious by OC Animal Care officials.
David Gregory spend his life pursuing his career. When he split with NBC, it was his faith that carried him through.
Most people evacuated safely from the Valley and Butte fires, but for some, doing so meant leaving beloved animals behind. Here's how you can evacuate your pets.
From now until Thanksgiving, campuses will be on high alert. It's the period known as 'the red zone,' the time when reports of sexual assault spike.
The notion that sending texts and emails is a cold and impersonal way to communicate may not be true, according to a new study.
KPCC's social media producer, Kristen Lepore, is here to share a list of fun and almost-free weekend activities.
Sara Schaefer joins Take two to talk about what it's like for women in comedy today, and how advertising aimed at women just doesn't make sense sometimes.
Writers Ian Roberts and Jay Martel share their thoughts on the show that wasn't afraid to 'go there.'
While Britian's Debrett's is helping teens with online 'NET-iquette,' our very own Amy Alkon has tips for U.S. teen and online manners.
According to those familiar with the deal, BuzzFeed is looking to lease a 250,000-square-foot complex on the edge of downtown L.A.
Questions remain as to why Vester Lee Flanagan allegedly shot 2 journalists, but one theory blames the false promise of the American Dream.
Throughout the world, four men who subdued an attacker on a train are being revered as heroes. But what exactly makes a hero?