Radio

KPCC keeps Alex Cohen

The former NPR reporter and host who has been at the station temporarily has been named KPCC's host of its local afternoon broadcast of "All Things Considered." From the release:

Prior to Day to Day, Cohen worked as host of American Public Media’s Weekend America, and as a reporter and producer for Marketplace, NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered, and KQED’s The California Report. She has won several national awards for journalistic excellence. Cohen is also a roller derby enthusiast and former skater. She is writing a book about roller derby, and is a consultant, trainer, and actor in the upcoming Fox Searchlight Pictures roller derby film, “Whip It,” starring Drew Barrymore

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