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
He's been behind the camera of all of Wes Anderson's live action films - including "The Grand Budapest Hotel," and he just got his first Oscar nomination.
It's February, W2s are arriving in the mail, and that means one thing: tax time. But this year, because of Obamacare, the process will be a little different.
To get more affordable housing in L.A., Angelenos are going to have to get comfortable with building up. But that doesn't necessarily mean more NYC-like skyscrapers.
According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the 94 year old company is in bankruptcy talks, will be delisted on the stock exchange and could be selling off its assets.
"I would sit in front of the mirror and try to learn to isolate those [facial] muscles," says Redmayne when talking about his role in "The Theory of Everything."
The Super Bowl is one of the most powerful media to present a message to an audience, said Rama Yelkur, Dean of the College of Business and Management at Saginaw State University in Michigan.
In response to anti-Islam bus ads, a creative group pasted images of Kamala Khan, or Ms. Marvel, a muslim teenage super hero, over the sides of the ads.
Over 60 years, more than 200,000 Korean children were adopted overseas, most to U.S. families. Now, many are heading back to their roots.
Susan Orlean's upcoming book is all about L.A.'s Central Public Library and the deliberately-set fire that destroyed 20 percent of its holdings. But what does it feel like to burn a book? To find out, she'd have to burn one herself.
With the help of 'The West Wing' cast, President Barack Obama brought back an event from the Jackson Presidency in the form of an online town hall.
The photo comes from Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Dawn spacecraft on its final approach of a historic exploration over seven years in the making.
Ryan Bingham is in studio to talk about his new album, how dark family experiences helped shape his music and the importance of quiet reflection.
Music supervisor Morgan Rhodes and Oliver Wang from Soul-Sides join Alex Cohen in the studio this week for Tuesday Reviewsday our weekly new music segment.
Desiree Akhavan, from the film "Appropriate Behavior" joins Alex in studio to talk about how her own real life coming out inspired her character in the film.
In 2004, four teenagers took first place in a national underwater robotics championship, with a robot built from scrap metal and trash.