Nick Roman Host, All Things Considered
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
Work crews hired by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency began digging out underground storage tanks Thursday from a long-abandoned gasoline station in Compton.
Five months after it was smashed by a falling tree during the fierce San Gabriel Valley windstorm, the San Gabriel Mission’s historic crucifix was rededicated.
Rock musicians have never been known for keeping the volume down. But hearing specialists are trying to change that a few dozen decibels at a time.
The California prison system has removed the last temporary beds from the state's prisons, with an inmate population down by 17,000.
DNA taken from the mouth of Stephanie Lazarus so closely fit saliva from a bite mark on her alleged victim that "no one else" could have produced the match.
The Dodgers are one of sports' most storied teams, but they're up for auction because owner Frank McCourt was forced to put the team under bankruptcy protection.
USC quarterback Matt Barkley says he wants to “finish what I’ve started,” so he’ll play football for the Trojans again next year. Barkley announced his decision at a televised news conference at USC’s Heritage Hall.
Caltrans crews plan to shut down most of the lanes on the eastbound 60 Freeway past Wilcox at 9 p.m. Thursday night. They have more demolition work to do on the fire-damaged Paramount Bridge. Even after the lanes reopen in the morning, driving near the bridge is a — but relief is on the way.
An Associated Press investigation has found that police officers in California have bought 7,600 assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in the past 10 years that civilians can't buy – all legally. But it’s not clear if they bought those firearms to use on the job.
A Long Beach judge Monday sentenced a teen gang member to a more than a century and a half in prison for killing a girl at a high school football game.
Saving water is pretty important to Southern California’s environment - but it turns out that doing what it takes to save that water is pretty important to the economy, too.
Californians want a return ticket on their vote to OK selling billions of dollars in high-speed rail bonds, the latest Field Poll says.
The man charged with killing his ex-wife and seven other people in a rampage at a Seal Beach salon was arraigned today in Orange County Superior Court. Scott Evans Dekraai, 42, entered a not guilty plea.
Before a record Home Depot Center crowd on a rainy night, the L.A. Galaxy beat the Houston Dynamo, 1-0, to win the MLS title this season. The game marked the last game in L.A. for soccer star David Beckham.
The Sunday storm sent an inch-and-a-third of rain pouring down on the Sepulveda Pass. That sent a river of mud and water onto lanes of the 405 Freeway near Mulholland Drive, and into backyards near Ventura Boulevard. The biggest problem on a rainy Sunday was at LAX.