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

State of Affairs: CA lawmakers react to Syria strike, Gov. Brown scores $54b tax victory

Reactions among lawmakers were mixed; some applauded the action, while others urged phe president to consult Congress in the future.

SoCal Trump supporter: US can intervene in Syria and still keep 'America First'

President Trump flipped in his stance on Syria, but one local proponent says the U.S. needed to send a message to the "butchers and bullies" of the world.

Why did the LA Times do that 6-part editorial on President Trump?

Though the essays have received several shares, reader response has been mixed.

The breakdown: What the primary for Becerra's seat reveals about CA Dems

Some speculated that the race could offer hints about the direction of the Democratic Party. Hint: Progressives are definitely in the driver's seat.

America's complicated relationship with outspoken black women

Borne of centuries of oppression, strong women are a staple of African American culture.

State of Affairs: Reps. Nunes and Schiff spar, Gov. Brown pushes gas tax

Today on State of Affairs:

Sen. Kamala Harris on health care, Russian interference and more

Take Two's A Martinez spoke with California Senator Kamala Harris about how she's taking on the big issues in Washington DC.

California's Schiff, Nunes lead nation's most-watched investigation

Their backgrounds couldn't be more different. Now, the two California lawmakers must work through a high-stakes probe. Meet the Intelligence Committee's leading men.

State of Affairs: Lawmakers react to Trump budget proposal and the Doggfather gets political

Political news from the Golden State.

San Bernardino Police turn to tech to help prevent homicides

Murder rates in San Bernardino are some of the highest in the nation. Now, the same program that helped drop crime rates in Oakland is coming to the Inland Empire.

Why don't more girls study STEM in college?

Non-profits in the state and around the country have done a lot to get more young girls interested in these topics, but by college, enthusiasm fades.

State of Affairs: GOP lawmakers react to proposed Obamacare replacement

Take Two's weekly look at politics in the Golden State.

Families fleeing violence in Central America could be separated under Trump

The threat of separation is unlikely to deter those escaping life-threatening conditions, an L.A. immigration attorney says.

Local goats thrilled with post-rain bounty

This year has gotten off to a wet start, and that means high times for landscaper George Gonzales and his herd of brush-eating Boer goats.

Calif. Attorney General Becerra talks Trump, Constitution

The new attorney general is hopeful about the relationship between the Trump administration and the Golden State — but he's also prepared to defend state interests.