Nick Roman

Host, All Things Considered

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Nick Roman is KPCC's host of All Things Considered.

Roman has been a fixture in Southern California radio news for more than 30 years. From 1984-2004, he was the voice of news at KLON/KKJZ in Long Beach, serving as a producer, anchor, and news director. Along the way he helped create CALNET, a daily statewide news program, where he was a producer, news editor and host.

He's proud to have trained such accomplished journalists as Kitty Felde and Frank Stoltze. Roman has also worked for the past 25 years teaching broadcast journalism to students at Cal State Long Beach and Cal State Fullerton. His love of sports has led him to file numerous stories for NPR's "Only A Game."

Stories by Nick Roman

UCLA Anderson says commercial real estate rebound coming

It’ll take a while to get here – but economists at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management say there’s a recovery ahead in the commercial real estate market.

California’s special districts submit salary data to state controller

Last October, the state controller's website posted salary data for city and county employees in California. Now it’s time for “special districts” to post their data on the controller’s website.

Jackson family lawsuit against concert promoter still on

The show did not go on – but a lawsuit over Michael Jackson’s concert tour will.

West Covina considers putting giant 'WC' on hillside

West Covina’s city council is considering an idea that could put the San Gabriel Valley town on the map – or at least mark its initials on a hillside.

UCLA health policy researchers weigh in against cuts to in-home care

The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research is taking aim at one of Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed budget cuts. Center officials are arguing against a big budget cut for in-home support services.

LA school cop arrested; shooting story apparently fake

School police officer Jeff Stenroos, shot last week near a high school campus in Woodland Hills, was arrested last night. The officer’s been charged with making up the story.

Baylor’s lawsuit against Clippers could clear big hurdle

It looks as if Elgin Baylor’s lawsuit against the National Basketball Association’s L.A. Clippers will clear a big hurdle.

Former USC football player hurt in weightlifting mishap sues school, coach

A former USC football player injured more than a year ago in a barbell mishap is suing the school. He blames the athletic department’s former conditioning coach for his injury.

Remembering a bad week for NASA - Challenger, Columbia, Apollo 1 anniversaries

The week ahead is the most depressing time of year for NASA. KPCC’s Nick Roman looks at the anniversaries of the catastrophes that killed 17 astronauts.

Teen charged with 2 felonies in Gardena High School shooting

Los Angeles County prosecutors have filed two felony charges against the teenaged suspect in this week’s shooting at Gardena High School. He’s scheduled to appear in court in Long Beach Friday for arraignment.

Gold Line extension 'scoping meetings' underway

You can scope out plans to run the Metro Gold Line from Pasadena to Montclair. Project managers will answer questions tonight in Glendora.

Judge tosses nearly all charges in Anna Nicole Smith case; Cooley plans appeal

Prosecutors say they’ll try to overturn an LA judge’s decision to wipe out nearly all the criminal charges in the Anna Nicole Smith case. The actress and model’s longtime companion and a psychiatrist were convicted last October of conspiring to keep her doped up on painkillers. Those convictions are gone now.

Second paramedic says Jackson doc denied giving singer medication

A second paramedic has testified that Michael Jackson’s doctor denied the entertainer was on medication – despite obvious evidence to the contrary. Los Angeles County prosecutors are laying out their case for involuntary manslaughter at the preliminary hearing for Dr. Conrad Murray.

Jackson doc collected bottles, vials from singer’s room

Los Angeles County prosecutors questioned another of Michael Jackson’s employees yesterday about the day the pop singer died.

Jackson's doctor failed to disclose use of powerful sedative, prosecutor says

Los Angeles County prosecutors began laying out their case today against Michael Jackson's personal physician.