Austin Cross Associate Producer, Take Two

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Austin Cross is an Associate Producer for KPCC's Take Two program.

Austin came to KPCC from CBS Radio where he worked for both KNX and KFWB, booking and producing news segments and programs on myriad topics, from finance and technology to culture and issues of race.

Austin is a Southern Californian and graduated from Azusa Pacific University. In addition to producing, he has guest hosted on KFWB.


Stories by Austin Cross

Ousted Google employee teams up with Republican party official

San Francisco lawyer Harmeet Dhillon is representing former Google employee James Damore now. Her firm says it's investigating Google's employment practices.

How Afghanistan veterans fight the war within

After nearly 16 years of conflict, victory in Afghanistan remains elusive. But when does the war end for a veteran?

State of Affairs: Rohrabacher calls on Assange, Gov. Brown's bonds

Political news from the Golden State.

LA's city attorney considers options to protect funds from feds

City Attorney Mike Feuer gave the Department of Justice until Friday to clarify new rules regarding certain undocumented inmates. They haven't. Now what?

State of Affairs: California's blue brings in the green, but a Dem dispute looms

Political news from the Golden State.

Air filters aren't a cure-all for those living near freeways

L.A. city air inspectors now must check new homes built near freeways for air filtration systems. But even with a filter in place, toxic fumes can get through.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Tyler, The Creator, Sean Price, Gil Scott Heron

Every week, our music experts come in to talk about the best new tunes in one short segment. This week, Oliver Wang shares his picks.

State of Affairs: New immigration bill could hit Silicon Valley, Gov. Brown tackles CA housing crisis

Political news from the Golden State.

They see me rollin': Ice cream tacos are the hot way to stay cool in SoCal

Think of them as Choco Tacos re-imagined.

No bones about it: Californians prefer cremation

Cremations made up 63.4 percent of funerals in 2015, and a new forecast says cremation rates will only keep growing — they could reach nearly 80 percent by 2030.

Changes to CA's bar exam could help students of color, immigrants

The California State Bar exam has the lowest pass rates in the country. But cutting the minimum score from 144 to 141 could boost the pass rate by 8 percent.

State of Affairs: Gov. Brown's bullet-train dream deferred? GOP targets House Dems, Calexit 2.0

It's been a pivotal week for politics in the Golden State. Here's what you may have missed.

Big pot: Marijuana lobbyists shaping the future of weed in California

Here are some issues that are front-and-center for the industry.

#SoCalSoCurious: What happens when a cemetery is full?

Sprawling, grassy estates require a lot of maintenance. Who will take on the task once the last grave is full? KPCC journalists dig in to answer the question.

Sessions' new policy on sanctuary cities could face legal challenges, expert says

The DOJ is threatening to pull federal grant money if local law agencies don't comply with federal immigration laws.