Corey Moore Reporter
Corey Moore is a news reporter at KPCC: Southern California Public Radio. Before joining KPCC, Corey worked as a producer and associate editor for "The Tavis Smiley Show" and "News and Notes" at NPR-West in Culver City.
In Washington, DC, Moore worked several years as a news anchor for Metro Networks. He also produced for BET News and the city’s government television station.
Moore earned a BA degree at Wayne State University in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan where he started his broadcast journalism career at two of the city’s top stations, WJLB-radio and WDIV-TV, the local NBC affiliate.
In his spare time, he enjoys screenwriting, his “Drenched” kickboxing class in North Hollywood, legal thriller novels and any old sidesplitting episode of "The Simpsons."
Stories by Corey Moore
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says that when he leaves office in a couple of years, so should much of the trash his city generates. The mayor used that timeline as a goal to promote a new recycling initiative.
Expect to see more movies and television programs that focus on military families. First Lady Michelle Obama Monday encouraged Hollywood to foster storylines that reveal the challenges those families face during service deployments. During her visit, the First Lady also got to work on the set of a popular cable show.
Several Southland Democratic members of Congress today called on Governor Jerry Brown to suspend California’s cooperation in a federal deportation program. They say the "Secure Communities" program is unfair to many law-abiding immigrants.
Federal, state and local officials say they’re putting the heat on criminals who scam immigrants. Officials outlined the nationwide initiative today at a downtown Los Angeles news conference.
More than 100 adult industry performers and public health officials jammed into a downtown Los Angeles conference room Tuesday. There, they discussed proposed state regulations to enforce worker safety on film sets. Many entertainers complain the effort infringes on their right to free expression.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa had this to say today to Southland motorists who drive a stretch of the 405 freeway through the Sepulveda Pass - prepare for a long weekend of detours.
By the end of the day, thousands of people will have stopped by the Shrine Auditorium for an opportunity to avoid the dreaded “F” word - “foreclosure.”
For the first time in a year and a half, motorists and bikers on Friday traveled a 7-mile stretch of the Angeles Crest Highway.
Thousands of Southland homeowners packed Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Thursday hoping they’d get help adjusting their mortgage payments. Representatives from most major lending institutions were on hand to meet homeowners who lined up before the doors even opened at the "Save the Dream" event. Participating lenders include one big bank, Chase, that's fielded plenty of complaints.
The Los Angeles Lakers officially introduced the team's new head coach, Mike Brown on Tuesday. Brown says he's eager to jump in where legendary coach Phil Jackson left off.
The Lakers introduced the team’s new head coach today.
More than 100 relatives, friends and fans said goodbye Friday to the Southland rapper who sparked a nationwide song and dance craze called "Teach Me How to Dougie." A drive-by shooting killed Monte' "M-Bone" Talbert outside a liquor store two weeks ago. The up-and-coming star left his fans with plenty of fun memories.
More than a dozen Latin jazz artists and their supporters formed a musical picket line in Beverly Hills today to oppose the recording academy’s plan to eliminate their category and 30 others from the annual Grammy Award competition.
The Lakers say they’re in talks with a successor to Coach Phil Jackson. It’s Mike Brown – the former coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Lakers’ prospective new boss comes in with an impressive record – and some doubters.
The Los Angeles Dodgers opened a two-game series against the San Francisco Giants last night. It's the first home game match-up between the two teams since two men brutally attacked Giants fan Bryan Stow more than a month ago.