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 conversation with the director of 'Fly,' a play that details why a group of black pilots were so effective at inspiring racial progress.
The media has been flooded with stories castigating Hollywood for its lack of racial diversity. But what about all the reporters writing those stories?
Tonight at Drake University, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a special event to benefit veterans. Why court this particular vote?
Most hotel rooms near Levi's Stadium have already been scooped up. Those nearby are looking to rent out their property to turn a tidy profit.
Even though it's helped out with the drought, the powerful storms of recent weeks have had a devastating effect on California's coast.
"Every good movement has always had a good visual soundtrack to it," says Luis Calderin, arts, culture & youth vote manager for the Sanders Campaign.
Forty years ago California wines outperformed French vintages at a competition- the so-called "Judgement of Paris." The olive oil industry may be next
LAUSD superintendent says one possible strategy to attract more families could be to create more single-sex campuses throughout the district.
With lagging student achievement, dwindling enrollment and funding problems, how can Michelle King begin to turn LA Unified around?
The President used a portion of his Tuesday's speech to address ballooning student debt. His comments come at a time when student debt burdens have reached record levels.
A sharp increase in snow is always a good thing for the Donner Ski Ranch and a sharp contrast to the drought that put them in dire straights two years ago.
#WhereisRey? has been gaining traction ever since the female protagonist was excluded from an action figure set. The toy-manufacturer is trying to rectify that.
A new PBS documentary airing tonight explores some of the joys and challenges of romance for autistic adults. Alex Cohen spoke to the director for more information.
A conversation about why it's important for kids to be able to play with toys that they can personally identify with and why toy-manufacturers should learn that.
At last year's Academy awards, white actors earned all 20 of the nominations in the lead and supporting categories. So will this year be any different?