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

Dispatch: At least 1 injured after crash on US 151

Operation Fresh Start gets $250K grant to expand programming

New Milton pool dedicated to longtime coach

Mounds' hosts first Fur Fest fundraiser

Strictly Discs joins 'Record Store Day'

Black Women's Wellness Center hosts market

2 arrested on methamphetamine charges in Portage

1 person arrested in connection to fatal Fort Atkinson fire, DOJ says

Madison teachers' union files lawsuit over ambiguous teacher contracts

Illinois man arrested after crime spree in Rock County

Deadline for Wisconsin towns to file for COVID relief funding is June 18

Dane County's largest solar array fully operational

Eastbound Beltline ramp to I-39/90 southbound to close Thursday, Friday nights

MPD: Stolen car drives 58 mph in 25 mph zone, later abandoned after crash

New PFAS fish consumption advisories for lakes and rivers in Dane, Rock counties

Tips to stay safe in the sun and reduce the risk of skin cancer

1 dead after truck crashes on State Highway 136 in Baraboo, officials say

Deputies: 1 dead, 3 injured, including suspect, in Sparta homicide

16-year-old girl from Iowa County has been found safe

I-39 northbound lane in Madison closed due to law enforcement incident, officials say

MPD: 2 injured after crash on Beltline

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Wisconsin hit new pandemic low, officials say

Mad-City Ski Team returns with outdoor shows

Church unveils Holy C.O.W. to sell brats this summer

MPD: 30-year-old stabbed early Sunday morning on south side

Wisconsin National Guard soldiers receive sendoff ceremony before mobilizing

Employers can legally offer incentives to employees to get vaccinated

Bucks advance to Eastern Conference semis after sweeping Heat

Biden's budget includes $80 million for Madison Bus Rapid Transit plan

Wisconsin National Guardsmen help administer nearly 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines

Madison man sentenced to 4 years for illegal gun possession

DOT: Roadwork begins next month along WIS 133, WIS 80 in Iowa County

Stoughton man charged with committing 2 bank robberies

Vaccinated fans won't have to wear masks to American Family Field beginning next week

Grant County man dies after drowning in Mississippi River

Madison Shakespeare Company performs outdoor shows in Lake Mills

Makers Market returns to Sun Prairie

Giannis, Middleton lead Bucks past Heat in overtime in Game 1