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Austin Cross is an Associate 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
A former Secret Service agent says security for the Pontiff will be equal to, if not exceed that of President Barack Obama.
America's prisons hold a disproportionate number of African-American men, and it's unclear why.
Donald Trump managed to get in some zingers and insults, but some declared former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina the evening's breakout star.
All eyes will be on Southern California on Wednesday night, as 11 Republican presidential hopefuls prepare to face off again.
From now until Thanksgiving, campuses will be on high alert. It's the period known as 'the red zone,' the time when reports of sexual assault spike.
Writers Ian Roberts and Jay Martel share their thoughts on the show that wasn't afraid to 'go there.'
Ken Burns' documentary 'Civil War' has been remastered. He believes Abraham Lincoln would be saddened by America's continuing struggle with racism.
While Britian's Debrett's is helping teens with online 'NET-iquette,' our very own Amy Alkon has tips for U.S. teen and online manners.
James Bond writer Anthony Horowitz called the actor ‘street.’ Was it really a comment about race?
According to those familiar with the deal, BuzzFeed is looking to lease a 250,000-square-foot complex on the edge of downtown L.A.
Questions remain as to why Vester Lee Flanagan allegedly shot 2 journalists, but one theory blames the false promise of the American Dream.
People who commit violent acts often prepare narratives, like manifestos or Vester Flanagan's alleged note, for the media. But how should we use this information?
Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans 10 years ago this week. Slate's Jamelle Bouie says the disaster set the stage for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Throughout the world, four men who subdued an attacker on a train are being revered as heroes. But what exactly makes a hero?
A lot of people are worried about what China's 'Black Monday' could do the US economy.