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
About 40 southland teenage girls got an early start on primping for prom night – an occasion that for many of them is right around the corner. KPCC’s Corey Moore says there wasn’t a single cash or credit card transaction in sight.
Southland officials say thousands of low-income, legal immigrants are refusing to apply for food assistance because they fear it’ll set them up for deportation. A new campaign is trying to convince them not to worry.
The word “vigilance” popped up often when Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck and other authorities talked about the fallout from Osama bin Laden’s death.
Fewer than 3,000 immigrant activists and their supporters packed the streets of downtown Los Angeles yesterday for May Day demonstrations.
Early next month, starting May 9, Metrolink will begin operating express trains on two of its most crowded commuter rail lines - Antelope Valley and San Bernardino. The new service will save passengers hours of travel time. Trains will zip through some stations without stopping, so officials are offering safety precautions to commuters well ahead of time.
A new racial equality study from the Los Angeles Urban League says the quality of life for black Angelenos has moderately improved, despite the national economic slump. Researchers discussed the findings during a symposium at California African American Museum.
Lots of people are enjoying a good, hot meal in downtown Los Angeles today. The L.A. Mission is hosting its 75th anniversary annual Good Friday/Easter event.
Dodger fans didn’t hold anything back about baseball commissioner Bud Selig’s sudden announcement that he’s taken control of the franchise. A few spoke out before last night’s game at Dodger Stadium.
Human-trafficking suit filed against Beverly Hills labor contractor that hired hundreds of Thai workers
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced today that it has filed a human trafficking lawsuit against a Beverly-Hills based farm labor contractor. The federal agency says the company discriminated against hundreds of Thai workers.
Last month, surgeons at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center carried out the first hand transplant on the West Coast. It’s now six weeks since the operation and on Tuesday the woman who got the hand talked about the surgery and her outlook.
A Yuba City mother who lost her right hand in a car accident today discussed what it’s been like to get a new one. She’s made history as the first West Coast hand transplant recipient.
The new Metro Expo light rail line between Los Angeles and Culver City won’t be up and running until later this year, but some observers marvel at what they’ve seen so far. Impressed spectators include elected officials from many cities who pushed to get the trains on track.
Elected officials took a peek today at the new Metro Expo light rail line from the Western Avenue station. Trains are to start running between downtown Los Angeles and Culver City later this year. Project leaders say their push to get this expo line running was a big challenge but said now they could see the finish line. Some spectators asked if they could take a test ride. Metro officials said not today, but in the summer.
About 10 legendary baseball players, including former and current members of the Dodgers, visited Crenshaw High School in South Los Angeles Friday. They honored Jackie Robison, the man who broke baseball’s color barrier 64 years ago.
Faculty and students at the Cal State Universities say they face higher tuition costs, more crowded classrooms and a lesser education if a state plan to cut the budget goes through. They demonstrated Wednesday at all 23 Cal State campuses.