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

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.

UPDATED: $1M reward for Dorner in LAPD manhunt

A $1 million reward has been offered for the capture of triple-murder suspect Christoher Dorner after a news conference Sunday afternoon and the name of the slain Riverside police officer has been released.

LAPD manhunt: 50 officers still searching for Dorner in mountains

Christopher Dorner may be familiar with the Big Bear area in San Bernardino Co. Records show his mother owns a two-acre parcel of land there.

LAPD manhunt: Monica Quan to be honored at today's CSU Fullerton game

Quan, who was killed last weekend in Irvine along with her boyfriend, was in her second season as an assistant basketball coach with the Titans.

Advice for President Obama's second inaugural: Be eloquent and brief

“In an age when we have shorter attention spans, this would be the time to head toward The Gettysburg Address," advised Craig Smith, former speechwriter for President Gerald Ford.

NHL fan boycott? Not likely in LA, Anaheim

Murmurs of a post-lockout boycott by angry NHL fans get quieter as the league preps schedules for a quick 48-game regular season.

Four races highlight new Santa Anita season

Four Kentucky Derby prep races highlight Santa Anita's thoroughbred racing season, which opens Wednesday. They'll produce California's top Triple Crown hopefuls.

How to sound like an NBA whiz on Christmas Day

On Christmas, you’ll probably spend time watching an NBA game on TV. Here’s a guide to what’s on, plus some hoops chatter that would impress Phil Jackson.