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

Sen. Ballweg offering $500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors

Wisconsin joins multi-state lawsuits challenging last-minute Trump rule changes on protecting clean air

DWD: Unemployment Insurance 2020 tax statements available online

City of Madison accepted into Food Matters Initiative

Rodgers, Pack get Tom Brady, Bucs in NFC Championship

Madison man arrested on suspicion of 6th offense OWI

Madison girl who raised $53,000 for charity to speak at Biden's inauguration

6,500 tickets available for NFC Championship Game at Lambeau Field

Hundreds of Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers and Airmen leave for D.C.

Man dies after being pinned between cars while changing tire; 27-year-old woman arrested, Beloit police say

MPD: Woman in critical condition after east side shooting

Packers clinch top seed in NFC with win over Bears

'Joe Biden's victory is entirely legitimate': Paul Ryan says GOP should stop attempting to toss election results

2,400 new cases, 5 more COVID deaths in Wisconsin

Larry King has been hospitalized with Covid-19

Wisconsin's scheduled game at Penn State postponed

1,000 new cases, no new COVID deaths in Wisconsin

2 in Mauston arrested on suspicion of several drug charges

32 trucks salting, pushing snow throughout Madison on Friday night

1 child drowns after falling through ice in Marquette County

Water mains back on in Middleton after water main break

Portage intersection closed following crash

Driver suffers serious injuries after Dodge County crash

Missing woman found dead, Town of Rome police say

56 new hospitalizations, 3 additional COVID deaths in Wisconsin

Town of Rome Police looking for missing woman

'Let us all refocus on coming together': Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice expresses concern about attitudes, threats toward court

Columbia Co. Sheriff's Office: Grinch leaves holiday cards in Lodi ditch

Middleton, Verona parents plan Monday protests in favor of in-person learning

Fewer than 1,800 new COVID cases reported in Wisconsin on Sunday

Shirley Abrahamson, first woman to serve on Wisconsin Supreme Court, dies at 87

Wisconsin QB Jack Coan enters transfer portal

Jefferson Police Department hosts Shop with a Cop event for six kids

MPD recovers 52 shell casings from parking lot of Madison bowling alley

Front door's glass shattered early Saturday on east side, MPD says

Officials respond to ice rescue on Lake Wingra for second straight day

Wisconsin reaches 4,500 all-time coronavirus deaths

Scammer identifies as retired Fitchburg police department member in calls to Madison therapists, police say