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
A bunch of gunmen attempts to rob a bank — the only problem is, one of their hostages just happens to be a serial killer. Oh hey, Henry Rollins.
"They Call us Monsters" tells the story of three young men on the brink of adulthood who may never know freedom.
From biker to reanimated cop: 'Sons of Anarchy' actor Kim Coates tells host Alex Cohen all about his new role in 'Officer Downe,' debuting at the LA Film Festival.
The World Surf League now has access to pro surfer Kelly Slater's artificial wave generator. And boy, do they have big plans.
A CA bill would allow schools to stock an opioid antidote to prevent overdose deaths. Aimee Dunkle says greater access to the drug would have saved her son Ben.
Oppositional researchers probe the lives of political hopefuls for one reason: to find the misstep that can take them down. Take Two asked one about his technique.
More and more kids are growing up in families with two moms or two dads. The Australian documentary 'Gayby Baby' tells the stories of four kids and their families.
Where's the Beef? We Have HOPE that It's Morning Again in America, so Let's Make a Future to Believe In. Make Article Teases Great Again.
According to a new report from the Associated Press, migrant students have trouble accessing public education in about 14 states.
It's no secret living in Los Angeles is expensive. So how does the average Angeleno live comfortably and have enough left over to save?
“He wants to be edgy, not for a comedian, but edgy for a president,” says David Litt, the lead joke writer for the last four White House Correspondents' Dinners.
Political leaders have inspired a lot of ire this election cycle. But is that the best way to convince the undecided that your policies are for the best?
Actress Geena Davis tells host Alex Cohen why a town with no theaters was the perfect place to launch her own film festival.
Williams took the top job at a turbulent time for the Los Angeles Police Department, but he wasn’t the hero then-Mayor Tom Bradley was hoping for.
Mitchell's road to stardom was a bumpy one. When his first movie premiered, he was in a jail cell.