Austin Cross Associate Producer, Take Two
Austin Cross is an Associate Producer for KPCC's Take Two program.
Austin came to KPCC from CBS Radio where he worked for both KNX and KFWB, booking and producing news segments and programs on myriad topics, from finance and technology to culture and issues of race.
Austin is a Southern Californian and graduated from Azusa Pacific University. In addition to producing, he has guest hosted on KFWB.
Stories by Austin Cross
If civilians and policymakers can't agree on how to discuss Sunday's shooting, what hope do they have of preventing more violence?
President Obama officially endorsed Hillary Clinton's run for the White House Thursday. Here's what history tells us about the power of a presidential green light.
"It's a question of feeding the viewers what they think they want, as opposed to giving a balanced coverage of the election cycle," one expert says of TV news.
A young Republican and Democrat reflect on Clinton, Sanders, Trump, and the future of American politics.
For an in-depth look at the last Super Tuesday of the primary cycle, Take Two assembled a special panel of experts from across the Golden State.
John Oliver paid off $15 million dollars worth of old medical debts on his show Sunday, exposing a troubling flaw in the debt collection industry. Take Two explores.
"They Call us Monsters" tells the story of three young men on the brink of adulthood who may never know freedom.
To Bernie Sanders, his path to victory hinges on wins on Tuesday and his ability to persuade superdelegates to abandon Hillary Clinton.
Hit lists are a common component in emotionally charged killings, but what do they mean, and who's really supposed to read them?
Take Two evaluates where the Democratic presidential candidates stand on jobs, small business, and healthcare.
"It's not an exaggeration to say that California legislators established a state-sponsored killing machine," UCLA professor and author Benjamin Madley told Take Two.
Nearly 1.8 million voters registered or updated their information ahead of the May 23rd deadline. Many of them will come to the polls next week.
Every language has exceptions and even exceptions to exceptions. These nuances make it hard for even the most machine translators to keep up.
After the last primary poll has been cast, it’s up to the loser to bury the hatchet. Take Two looks back at the best (and worst) concessions.
Oppositional researchers probe the lives of political hopefuls for one reason: to find the misstep that can take them down. Take Two asked one about his technique.