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Austin Cross is a Producer for KPCC's Take Two program.
Austin came to KPCC from CBS Radio where he worked for both KNX and KFWB, booking and producing news segments and programs on myriad topics, from finance and technology to culture and issues of race.
Austin is a Southern Californian and graduated from Azusa Pacific University. In addition to producing, he has guest hosted on KFWB.
Stories by Austin Cross
The Inland Empire, which includes San Bernardino and Riverside counties, has more than double the eviction rate of Los Angeles.
Fake news has gone from the underbelly of the internet to a highly politicized issue, making consumer education a difficult task.
Nearly 90 years ago, Joseph Linsk stole two dollars intended for his parent's black cleaning lady, Pearl. His story sparked several discussions online.
Davis is a musician, he's black, and he spends much of his free time befriending members of the Ku Klux Klan. His story is told in a new documentary.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been chosen to head the EPA. Pruitt has ties to the fossil fuel industry and has denied the severity of climate change.
During the attacks 75 years ago, Army veteran Wetzel Sanders manned a .50 caliber machine gun and shot down a fighter plane. He shares his story with Take Two.
A study from UCLA's Black Male Institute highlights the need to reexamine how student success is measured in marginalized communities.
At least five video games starring President-elect Trump have come on the market this year. Some carry a very pro-Trump message; others are decidedly anti-Trump.
California lawmakers, Assemblyman Rob Bonta and state Sen. Bob Hertzberg announce plan to reform bail bonds system.
Streamlined collaboration between local and federal law enforcement is helping authorities to detect and foil plots more effectively than before.
The new peace accord could give immunity to thousands of guerilla fighters. According to one expert, that could lead some civilians to turn vigilante.
Democrats now dominate in the California legislature. For more on what the supermajority means, LA Times reporter, Jeremy White joins Take Two.
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla says there was no fraud on Election Day, challenging the president-elect to submit proof.
One KPCC listener has been dreading political conversations with her family, so Take Two brought in a psychologist to talk her through it.
One presidential scholar says the President-elect's relationship with the media is reminiscent of another Republican head of state.