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

YouTube ordered to take down anti-Muslim film

The 14-minute film, "Innocence of Muslims," depicts Mohammad as a religious fraud, pedophile and womanizer. It sparked violence in late 2012.

Military's Freedom Radio moves from Afghanistan to Riverside

George Maurer, a disc jockey and civilian employee with the Air Force, said Freedom Radio decided to move out of Afghanistan to protect the station's crew.

Bill introduced to undo California's 'glove law' for food preparers

The Assembly health committee chair says the new law has not worked out as planned, and it's time to 're-set the conversation' about food safety.

California Supreme Court Justice Kennard talks adversity, gratitude

California Supreme Court Justice Joyce Kennard, a native of Indonesia, rose through the ranks and helped make history despite setbacks like losing part of a leg and her mother.

Russian ambassador to resign after Olympics, return to California

Michael McFaul led the Obama administration's so-called "reset" of diplomatic relations with Russia. He says he is leaving to reunite with his family in California.

Inglewood gunman who shot officer taken into custody, hostages freed

The gunman who allegedly shot an Inglewood police officer and holed up with two hostages was taken into custody Wednesday evening after a standoff.

Oil facility tied to noxious South LA fumes suspends operations

An oil company at the heart of an investigation into noxious fumes wafting through a South L.A. spoke with KPCC after agreeing to suspend operations Friday.

NASA's Chief Scientist on NASA's priorities, present, and future

NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan spoke with KPCC about her job, the organization's future, and the tricky job of balancing the agency's budget and its priorities to expand human knowledge.

Southland vets take batting practice with Dodger greats

On Veterans Day the Dodgers hosted about 100 active and former U.S. military servicemen and women at Dodger Stadium for the batting practice.

10 fun facts about California's Nobel Prize winners

This week, USC professor Arieh Warshel was one of three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry. Here are 10 facts you probably don't know about California's laureates.

Hope? Boehner offers a short-term debt extension

President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans struggled inconclusively Thursday to avert an economy-tanking default and possibly end the government shutdown.

It's flu season! Doctors say get vaccinated now

We spoke with Dr. Monica Soni, assistant professor of clinical medicine at USC, about who should get vaccinated and why you should do it now.

Doctors perform emergency tracheotomy in Bakersfield restaurant

Three medical professionals performed an emergency tracheotomy with a pocket knife after a former Kern County supervisor started choking.

Behind the curtain on 'Wizard of Oz,' remastered in IMAX 3D

It took 14 painstaking months to bring the beloved classic to a new dimension. On screens for one week only, it was set to open Friday at the newly renovated Chinese Theater.

Rim Fire: California launches drone to help fight 192,466-acre wildfire

Firefighters battling the Rim Fire burning into Yosemite have added a California National Guard Predator drone to their arsenal as the fire continues to grow.