Alex Cohen Host, Morning Edition
Alex Cohen is the local host of "Morning Edition", NPR's most popular show. Prior to that, she was co-host of KPCC's "Take Two" and "All Things Considered."
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 several journalism 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
Should doing no financial harm to patients be included in the hippocratic oath? Some doctors think so. Rebecca Plevin talks about what you can do to keep costs down.
Want to find out which new music you should be listening to? We've got you covered, this week on Tuesday Reviewsday, our new music segment.
Silver Lake's old dilapidated Sunset Pacific motel gets whitewashed — palm trees, a billboard and all — for an art installation titled "Projection."
How did Mayor Eric Garcetti decide to make it a little easier to get around Los Angeles? By making some deals with tech companies.
Paul Feig's worked as a writer, producer and director on shows such as "Freaks and Geeks," and "The Office," but his new show "Other Space" offered other challenges.
The Affordable Care Act made health coverage available to millions of people and yet medical care can still be very expensive. Could new California laws change that?
What boundaries should be set for kids and at what age? Those are some of the question that we're asking this week on The Brood, our regular segment on parenting.
This week on Tuesday Reviewsday, Oliver Wang and music supervisor Morgan Rhodes join Alex Cohen to talk about the latest in music.
Band members A/J and Greg stopped by the studio recently to talk to Alex Cohen and tease their upcoming show at Coachella. Two words: "sexually colorful."
This week on Impatient, advice on shopping for medical care, physician assisted suicide in California and whether the state will outlaw exemptions for vaccinations.
Ben Gibbard sits down with Take Two's Alex Cohen to talk about his relationship with Southern California, former bandmate Chris Walla and more.
This week on Tuesday Reviewsday, music journalist Steve Hochman joins Alex Cohen in the studio to talk about the best in new music releases.
Social observer David Frum thinks the often-maligned decade marked a critical turning point in our culture.
Director Hal Hartley talks about his latest film 'Ned Rifle,' how it fits into his trilogy of films and what it was like working with Aubrey Plaza.
Bug reducing light bulbs, moon madness and squeaky serenades, these are all topics on this week's Lab Notes with Sanden Totten.