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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
Choosing which candidate to support can bring up very mixed feelings for some Democrats —especially female Democrats.
President Obama and Santos will commemorate 15 years of Plan Colombia, which has helped restore the Colombian economy and stem the flow of illegal drugs into the US.
Chiefs from the Army and Marine Corps told a Senate committee Tuesday that, because all combat positions are now open to women, a policy change would make sense.
Young voters made their voices heard at Monday night's Iowa caucus -- especially on the Democratic side.
Democrats had a raucous caucus in Iowa Monday night. The evening ended with a "virtual tie" between candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
Researchers have found that more people recognize racism as a major problem in America today than did eight years ago. Why? The media.
The media has been flooded with stories castigating Hollywood for its lack of racial diversity. But what about all the reporters writing those stories?
From making housing vouchers more robust to revamping the West L.A. VA campus, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald has plenty to do in 2016.
Whether it's a wink, a nod, or a public statement of support, some endorsements can boost a candidate's chances of success more than any debate.
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla is the author of a bill that -- if passed -- could streamline the voting process in the state by 2018.
"Every good movement has always had a good visual soundtrack to it," says Luis Calderin, arts, culture & youth vote manager for the Sanders Campaign.
The revolution didn't end with the fall of longtime president Hosni Mubarak. Some Egyptians say little has changed.
More than a century after "masculinity" melded with American politics, many voters still seek certain traits –– even when the candidate is a female.
There are polls aplenty as we head into the most volatile stage in the campaign season. So, what do we do with all the information?
Latinos are the fastest-growing group in the country. They’re also more unlikely to vote than almost any other part of the electorate.