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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
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.
The death of NAACP Chairman Julian Bond leaves a void in America's black leadership. Who will be the next generation of black leaders?
Domanick shines a floodlight on the LAPD’s finest and darkest hours.
Even if everything else is different, NPR's TV critic says modern audiences may have trouble getting behind a 20-year-old plot.
While Sesame Street has always been a place for equality, one Washington Post writer says the move to HBO will only make kids feel divided.
Not sold on the idea everyone is.
The director sat down with Take Two's Alex Cohen.
The 50-year-old rapper has a more fatherly tone, but he's not buying sweaters yet.
Chinese economists say devaluing the yuan, the nation's currency, is an attempt to help stabilize the country's sluggish economy.
You’ve probably paused to watch their sky scribbles.
Trump’s rift with Fox’s Megyn Kelly could have some unexpected fallout.
Simply downloading antivirus software isn't enough to keep your data safe.