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

UC Riverside welcomes students to SoCal's latest medical school

UC Riverside hopes to inspire more physicians to practice on the West Coast with the addition of a medical school, the first to open in the region in more than four decades.

Silver Fire: Evacuations ordered for 5,000-acre wildfire (map)

Firefighters were battling the quickly growing "Silver Fire" between Banning and Idyllwild Wednesday afternoon, which has burned 5,000 acres so far.

Watts students build a prosthetic arm for under $40

Four students from Watts recently won a national engineering design competition by building a low-cost prosthetic arm.

SoCal astronaut on being part of new space exploration age

NASA now has a new group of astronauts that could push the boundaries of space exploration. One of those astronauts is Victor Glover of Pomona.

'Haunting Melissa': a horror series for your iPad and iPhone

The producer of the horror movie "The Ring" has a new ghost story out — but this one's tailored to a much smaller screen.

UC Riverside engineering students make lawn mowers greener

UC Riverside students created an air pollution control device that can be attached to almost any lawn mower engine.

Theater chain to offer deaf patrons closed-captioning glasses

The glasses project holographic captions in front of the moviegoer's eyes, even enabling the wearer to adjust the font size as needed.

Dr. Antronette Yancey, public health doc fought obesity, care disparities, dies at 55

Toni Yancey ran UCLA's Center for the Elimination of Health Disparities. Not the Center to Study ... Not the Center to Talk it to Death and Do Nothing ... the Center to Eliminate. Here's hoping she made a dent.

Christopher Dorner's final hours: Just-released dispatch logs offer new details

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department dispatch logs from Feb. 12 chronicle Christopher Dorner's final hours from the perspective of computer-aided dispatch.

MAP: AIDS Healthcare Foundation to offer free meningitis vaccines

The move comes after the sudden illness and death of a West Hollywood attorney. AHF officials say there have been seven meningitis deaths in New York.

Surgery on Kobe's torn Achilles 'successful,' recovery in 6-9 months (Photos, Update)

Laker star Kobe Bryant undergoes surgery to repair his Achilles tendon. His season is over, but probably not his career.

Little Tokyo to host memorial for victims of Japan quake, tsunami

Japan American Society of Southern California will sponsor the commemoration on the two-year anniversary of the twin disaster.

Swedish House Mafia says goodbye to LA ravers tonight

The sold-out show by the DJ trio's Masquerade Motel farewell tour at L.A.'s State Historic Park will bring two-night total to 70,000 fans.

RIP Jerry Buss: A model manager for the LA Lakers — and a Monopoly champion

True, Nick says, when Buss bought the Lakers they had Kareem and — almost immediately — Magic. But then he turned them, and basketball, into something even greater. And in a town scarred by owners Al Davis and Frank McCourt, Buss was justifiably beloved.

(UPDATE) A remembrance: LA Lakers owner Jerry Buss, 80, dies (Photos)

LA Lakers owner Jerry Buss, 80, has died. "Dr. Jerry Buss" has left his mark on Southern California's sports scene. Many condolences are being shared on social media.