Nick Roman

Host, All Things Considered

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Nick Roman is KPCC's host of All Things Considered.

Roman has been a fixture in Southern California radio news for more than 30 years. From 1984-2004, he was the voice of news at KLON/KKJZ in Long Beach, serving as a producer, anchor, and news director. Along the way he helped create CALNET, a daily statewide news program, where he was a producer, news editor and host.

He's proud to have trained such accomplished journalists as Kitty Felde and Frank Stoltze. Roman has also worked for the past 25 years teaching broadcast journalism to students at Cal State Long Beach and Cal State Fullerton. His love of sports has led him to file numerous stories for NPR's "Only A Game."

Stories by Nick Roman

LAPD manhunt: 50 officers still searching for Dorner in mountains

Christopher Dorner may be familiar with the Big Bear area in San Bernardino Co. Records show his mother owns a two-acre parcel of land there.

LAPD manhunt: Monica Quan to be honored at today's CSU Fullerton game

Quan, who was killed last weekend in Irvine along with her boyfriend, was in her second season as an assistant basketball coach with the Titans.

Advice for President Obama's second inaugural: Be eloquent and brief

“In an age when we have shorter attention spans, this would be the time to head toward The Gettysburg Address," advised Craig Smith, former speechwriter for President Gerald Ford.

NHL fan boycott? Not likely in LA, Anaheim

Murmurs of a post-lockout boycott by angry NHL fans get quieter as the league preps schedules for a quick 48-game regular season.

Four races highlight new Santa Anita season

Four Kentucky Derby prep races highlight Santa Anita's thoroughbred racing season, which opens Wednesday. They'll produce California's top Triple Crown hopefuls.

How to sound like an NBA whiz on Christmas Day

On Christmas, you’ll probably spend time watching an NBA game on TV. Here’s a guide to what’s on, plus some hoops chatter that would impress Phil Jackson.

Angel bosses helped convince Hamilton to come to Anaheim

Slugger Josh Hamilton credits God and Arte Moreno for his decision to sign a five-year, $125 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels.

In tragedy, a teaching moment for parents

After the Newtown school shootings, parents face a challenging teaching moment: How to talk about the tragedy with their children.

Kaiser Permanente confirms 530 layoffs locally

Kaiser said the layoffs will be spread across its 65,700 employee workforce in offices and hospitals from Kern County to the Mexican border.

Video: First SpaceX mission ends in Pacific splashdown

The first SpaceX supply mission under contract with NASA has splashed down off the coast of Baja California.

Santa Clarita Valley gets a 3.9 shake (update)

A magnitude 3.9 earthquake rumbles the Santa Clarita Valley. No immediate reports of damage.

John Rovick, 'Sheriff John' on Los Angeles TV, dies at 93

Los Angeles TV icon John Rovick, "Sheriff John," has died in Idaho at 93. His "Sheriff John's Lunch Brigade" program is fondly remembered by thousands of L.A. kids.

Supplies, science riding on SpaceX capsule

The SpaceX, on its first supply mission to the International Space Station, will bring supplies and return with a year's worth of urine and blood samples.

Arsonist in 2003 Old Fire sentenced to death

A San Bernardino jury has sentenced defendant Rickie Lee Fowler to death for touching off the 90,000-acre Old Fire in 2003. Five heart attack deaths were linked to the fire.

Labor dispute costs NHL week of preseason games

The National Hockey League announced it will cancel 2012 preseason schedule through Sept. 30. The labor dispute could force the league to cancel regular season games, too.