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

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Cottage Grove man arrested on suspicion of 7th OWI

Madison church hosting walk-in vaccine clinic Sunday

Souper Bowl fundraiser goes drive-thru, benefits Habitat for Humanity

'They're listening to scientists': The science behind sports 'bubbles'

Janesville police looking for suspicious person

MPD: 2 unlocked cars broken into early Friday morning

Man with 2 kids in car arrested on suspicion of 3rd OWI

Forward Madison revealing 2021 away kit next weekend in public event

MFD: 6 displaced after fire caused improperly discarded smoking materials

Badgers star Cole Caufield signs with NHL's Montreal Canadiens

Beloit man arrested in Janesville after threatening people with gun

Kroger donates $1 million for victims, survivors of Roundy’s Distribution Center shooting

Dozens from Wisconsin Army National Guard's 135th Medical Company deployed to Middle East

Report: UW Athletic Director Barry Alvarez expected to announce retirement

Janesville police looking for missing 19-year-old woman

DNR: Fire danger remains high across Wisconsin this weekend

Badgers women's hockey wins sixth national championship

Union: Meriter nurses reach tentative agreement on contract

Badgers blow by No. 8 North Carolina in Round of 64

Investigation into profanity used during Common Council meeting found inconclusive

Badgers earn No. 9 seed in 2021 NCAA Tournament

Aaron Jones agrees to new four-year deal with Packers

MPD identifies motorcyclist who shows 'significant disregard for traffic laws'

Dane County Sheriff's Office looking for missing 15-year-old girl

UnityPoint Health-Meriter nurses announce plans to possibly strike starting March 24 if contract demands not met

Firefighter taken to hospital after battling Fall River garage fire

Friends, family march in honor of Tony Robinson on sixth anniversary of his death

DNR starting in-person hunter safety classes April 1

UW-Madison hosting Mental Health & Wellbeing Summit

Some Dane Co. parks closed in coming weeks due to frost, prescribed burns

Madison BCycle reopening March 15

Independent review: MMSD COVID-19 protocols 'more than adequate' for safe learning environment

Forward Madison, Featherstone Flamingos teaming up for Jesse Owens-inspired track jacket

MPD: Pregnant woman taken to hospital after thief steals her car at Kwik Trip, hits her

NAACP of Dane County demands audit of Sun Prairie Area School District after racially insensitive assignment about slavery

UWPD: Missing woman found safe in Illinois

Preliminary NTSB report details engine trouble, steep dive before deadly Janesville plane crash