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
Angelika Robinson is used to helping first responders deal with the critical incidents. But experiencing the San Bernardino attack in person brought new challenges.
Parents teach their kids and help them grow, but kids have a lot to teach their parents too. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot explains how in "Growing Each Other Up."
One KPCC listener has been dreading political conversations with her family, so Take Two brought in a psychologist to talk her through it.
One presidential scholar says the President-elect's relationship with the media is reminiscent of another Republican head of state.
A recent report published in the journal Pediatrics finds that teen depression is increasing, and many depressed teens aren't getting treatment.
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi has led House Democrats since 2011, but party losses earlier this month have led some lawmakers to look for a replacement.
The new documentary "Asperger's Are Us" follows four young, comic comrades around Boston as they get ready for what could be their final show.
"Letter to a Man" is the one-man show starring Mikhail Baryshnikov based on the memoir of another famous Russian dancer who struggled with schizophrenia.
One journalist makes the case that some networks are "helping to fundamentally rewire human society."
While Facebook can't be blamed for false headlines, the company did little to stop them from spreading this election season.
Now that the election is over, many families are now asking "what next?" A psychologist offers suggestions for productive ways to move forward.
For Jim Garlow, senior pastor at Skyline Church, Donald Trump represents a step in the right direction.
On Election Day, the number of female governors in the U.S. dropped from six to five. The number of women in Congress stayed flat. Where do we go from here?
The presidential race uncovered deep divisions in the nation. A look at how SoCal's faith communities plan to repair the rift.
"The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller" is a creation of filmmaker Sam Greene, with real-time narration and a live score by indie rock band Yo La Tengo.