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

Curiosity, most elaborate Mars probe ever, set for its debut

During a made-for-TV demonstration last week, deputy project scientist Joy Crisp watched two Curiosity rovers climb over rocks in the "Mars Yard."

Family of man shot, killed by Anaheim police files lawsuit

Over 200 protesters storm Anaheim City Hall after the family of a man shot to death by Anaheim police Saturday announced it is suing the city for $50 million.

The boat that can fly lands in Long Beach

It’s not quite a boat; it’s not quite a plane. It’s l’Hydroptère, the fastest sailboat around.

Budget numbers under scrutiny as city seeks bankruptcy

San Bernardino's chief of police says his department and county authorities are looking into allegations of wrongdoing in some city departments.

San Bernardino City Council prepares to file for bankruptcy

The San Bernardino City Council has given the go-ahead to the city attorney to prepare the paperwork for a bankruptcy filing.

LA County reclassifies Natalie Wood's death certificate

CBS News reports the L.A. County Coroner's office has reclassified Natalie Wood's death from "accidental" to "undetermined."

A dozen Senate Democrats iffy about $4.7 billion bond bill

The Assembly has voted to pass $4.7 billion in bonds to break ground on the nation’s first high-speed rail system.

California state Senate approves postponing water bond

California lawmakers are trying to delay voters' consideration of an $11 billion water bond from this November until 2014.

Kings exorcise the Devils 6-1 to take Cup

It took six games and a couple heartbreaking losses for the Kings to clinch the Cup — but they did, by a final score of 6 to 1.

Commerce secretary John Bryson involved in possible felony hit-and-run

A statement from the sheriff’s department released early Monday morning says Bryson’s Lexus was heading south on San Gabriel Blvd. when it rear-ended a car that had stopped for a passing train.

A helluva loss for LA's Kings

A boisterous crowd, decked out in Kings jerseys and 44 years of hopes, expected to see what they'd been seeing: an L.A. victory.

OC supervisor races end with easy wins; runoffs in Inland Empire

It will take November runoffs to decide three races for county supervisor in the Inland Empire. But not so in Orange County, where an incumbent and a former supervisor won easily.

After death of schizophrenic homeless man, Fullerton recall sweeps out 3 from city council

Out are council members Don Bankhead, F. Richard Jones and Pat McKinley. Bankhead and McKinley had two years left on their terms.

Survey: China-U.S. don't like, but do need each other

A new study out of the Committee of 100 shows that while Chinese and North Americans each distrust the other, all recognize trade ties.

Grand jury transcripts won't be sealed in Seal Beach shooting

The judge in the Scott DeKraai salon shooting rampage trial said he plans to seal only a few pages of grand jury transcripts.