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
After 300 people were arrested at a Pomona electronic dance music festival, can events of this style and magnitude exist without incident?
While California's drought drags on, a new show at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach shows the complicated state of water around the world.
Jay Abdo was Syria's Kevin Spacey, until he spoke out against President Bashar al-Assad. When the threats came, he fled to America.
An evangelical minister asks Christians, is it possible to be pro-gun and pro-life?
Generations of blacks in South Los Angeles are divided over the Black Lives Matter movement. Take Two brought the two sides together to discuss the issues.
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Cinespia creative director John Wyatt stopped by Take Two to talk about the significance of the film.
President Obama says Afghan forces are "fully responsible for securing their country" but US troops are still needed for training and support.
About 11 percent of all homes with televisions tuned into CNN to watch the event. The numbers indicate it's the most-viewed Democratic debate in history.
Playboy's publishers think a little modesty could go a long way for the magazine.
Actress Sonia Manzano documents her childhood and life on 'Sesame Street' in her new memoir, 'Becoming Maria.'
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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.'