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

LA County reclassifies Natalie Wood's death certificate

CBS News reports the L.A. County Coroner's office has reclassified Natalie Wood's death from "accidental" to "undetermined."

A dozen Senate Democrats iffy about $4.7 billion bond bill

The Assembly has voted to pass $4.7 billion in bonds to break ground on the nation’s first high-speed rail system.

California state Senate approves postponing water bond

California lawmakers are trying to delay voters' consideration of an $11 billion water bond from this November until 2014.

Kings exorcise the Devils 6-1 to take Cup

It took six games and a couple heartbreaking losses for the Kings to clinch the Cup — but they did, by a final score of 6 to 1.

Commerce secretary John Bryson involved in possible felony hit-and-run

A statement from the sheriff’s department released early Monday morning says Bryson’s Lexus was heading south on San Gabriel Blvd. when it rear-ended a car that had stopped for a passing train.

A helluva loss for LA's Kings

A boisterous crowd, decked out in Kings jerseys and 44 years of hopes, expected to see what they'd been seeing: an L.A. victory.

OC supervisor races end with easy wins; runoffs in Inland Empire

It will take November runoffs to decide three races for county supervisor in the Inland Empire. But not so in Orange County, where an incumbent and a former supervisor won easily.

After death of schizophrenic homeless man, Fullerton recall sweeps out 3 from city council

Out are council members Don Bankhead, F. Richard Jones and Pat McKinley. Bankhead and McKinley had two years left on their terms.

Survey: China-U.S. don't like, but do need each other

A new study out of the Committee of 100 shows that while Chinese and North Americans each distrust the other, all recognize trade ties.

Grand jury transcripts won't be sealed in Seal Beach shooting

The judge in the Scott DeKraai salon shooting rampage trial said he plans to seal only a few pages of grand jury transcripts.

Digging out toxic trouble along the 710

Work crews hired by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency began digging out underground storage tanks Thursday from a long-abandoned gasoline station in Compton.

Statue of crucified Christ restored for Easter

Five months after it was smashed by a falling tree during the fierce San Gabriel Valley windstorm, the San Gabriel Mission’s historic crucifix was rededicated.

Is the music extremely loud and incredibly close?

Rock musicians have never been known for keeping the volume down. But hearing specialists are trying to change that a few dozen decibels at a time.

California 'realignment' law cuts prison overcrowding

The California prison system has removed the last temporary beds from the state's prisons, with an inmate population down by 17,000.

DNA evidence: Lazarus a 1 in 402 quadrillion match

DNA taken from the mouth of Stephanie Lazarus so closely fit saliva from a bite mark on her alleged victim that "no one else" could have produced the match.