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
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.
On April 4th Johnny Mathis is performing at Walt Disney Concert Hall. It's his first time at the venue, and he's excited to be performing there, but he's a bit nervous.
Last week, California's Senate Health Committee passed a bill which would legalize physician-assisted suicide. What happens next?
This week on Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment, A Martinez is joined in the studio by music journalists Steve Hochman and Chris Martins.
Southern California Public Radio's Molly Peterson breaks down what will change and what this means at bill time.
Eight years. That's the length of time a president might serve, or for fans of the band Modest Mouse, it's how long they've had to wait for a new LP. That wait's finally over.