Stephen Cohn

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Hometown: Buffalo Grove, Illinois

College: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Other Journalism Experience: Play-by-play broadcaster for Illinois Hockey and Big Ten Network; Editor-in-Chief at The Champaign Room; and Associate Reporter for MLB.com.

Started at News 3 Now on: May 20, 2019

What is your favorite part about living in Madison? I’ve never lived this close to a body of water before, so to be able to just walk a block from my apartment and be on a trail next to Lake Mendota is so peaceful and relaxing.

What is the biggest news story that you’ve covered? The 2019 shooting at the Shake the Lake fireworks show.

What do you like to do in your spare time? Share my passion for music and trumpet by playing in a variety of bands (right now, the Verona Area Community Band!).

What is your favorite kind of ice cream? Mint chocolate chip.

What is your favorite place to vacation? Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, because I miss college.

What was your favorite band when you were in high school? Bruno Mars. Still is if we’re being honest.

What is your favorite sport to play or watch? Baseball.

What are you really bad at that you’d love to be great at? Baking.

What is your most memorable travel experience? Marching in the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin, Ireland, while in college marching band in 2018!

Articles

Officials battling house fire in Poynette

DCSO investigating shooting death in Village of Blue Mounds

Group holds dedication ceremony for Madison’s new Jewish cemetery, garden

Logan’s Heart and Smiles hosts 20th annual fundraiser

MFD: 1 person displaced after malfunctioning pool equipment causes fire

Beloit police trying to reunite lost dog with owner

11th annual Cycle for Sight benefits McPherson Eye Institute

McFarland Community Ice Arena hosts fundraising event for expansion project

84-year-old woman in deadly Madison crash identified

Medical examiner identifies victim of Janesville workplace shooting

Columbia Co. Sheriff: Woman killed in golf cart crash involving alcohol; man arrested

Body found in Lake Winnebago, officials say

12 agencies respond to Monona fire; no one hurt

Fox Lake rescue for missing person called off Saturday due to wind

Game 2 watch party in Deer District canceled due to weather

Bucks outlast Bulls in Game 1 of NBA Playoffs

Madison native helping Jewish Ukrainian refugees celebrate Passover in Israel

Local comedians host benefit show for Ukraine relief

2 arrested for alleged OWI crashes in Columbia County

MFD: 3 displaced after east side kitchen fire

115th Fighter Wing to conduct evening training flights this week

‘We’re fighting’: Workers’ union holds informational picket against Frontier Communications

MMoCA hosts reception for new Teen Forum exhibit

MFD: 150+ gallons of fuel leak into sewer drains near Commercial Avenue

Retired Columbia County Sheriff’s Office K-9 dies

Pete’s Inn, several apartments damaged after Evansville fire

Battle of the Badges returns to the ice

UW researchers organizes bake sale benefit for Ukraine

Fitchburg eighth-grader wins Badger State Spelling Bee

DCSO: Two dead after car crashed into building near Edgerton

Man arrested after high-speed chase in Monroe County

‘They’re not alone in this journey’: Madison police staff raise money for LGBTQ+ teens

‘A fireball of personality’: Meat raffle raises money for late bartender

‘A special place in my heart’: Davante Adams pens open letter to Packers fans after trade

DOJ investigating deadly Juneau County fire

Cambridge fire department assistant chief dies, FD says