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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
Gregg Easterbrook tackles football's long-term viability in his new book called "The Game's Not Over: In Defense of Football".
Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee announced Monday that they will boycott the award ceremony this year. Could this spell trouble for the Oscars?
The majority of LA's high-end housing market is made up of anonymous buyers who shield their identities behind corporations. That could be changing soon.
The President used a portion of his Tuesday's speech to address ballooning student debt. His comments come at a time when student debt burdens have reached record levels.
According to the census bureau, the number of Asian Americans registered to vote has doubled since the year 2000, making them a powerful force in modern politics.
North Korea may have nuclear capabilities, but the regime can do little to halt the flow of illicit western media.
Gun control often comes up during presidential elections, but this year it's likely to stand out for a number of reasons.
Media organizations can't seem to agree on exactly what to call the men currently occupying a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon.
What do China’s market woes mean for everyday Americans?
At least two of the hurdles they’ll face in 2016 are leftover from 2015.
The winter holidays are a time for friends, family and cheer. Oh, and alcohol. Lots of alcohol.
Edgar Ramirez saw the original Point Break when he was 13 years old. He said the film left an impact, but not for the reasons that one might think.
The doctor who discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy says he wouldn’t let his child play football and neither should you.
Lumbersexual, on fleek, dad bod, and -ism are among some of the year’s top terms, according to sociolinguist Lauren Collister.
"Disney can come up with ways to make anything positive, including a security experience," says security expert Jonathan Wackrow.