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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MPD: 1 person hospitalized after hit-and-run crash

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Madison College hosts high school esports championships

Groups celebrate first anniversary of UN treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons

Alexander active, Bakhtiari out for Packers’ Divisional round playoff game

Packers kicking off against 49ers Saturday night at Lambeau Field

49ers top Cowboys, will visit Packers in NFC Divisional Round

Beloit Skycarp host first ‘Skycarp Fest’ at new stadium

Boys and Girls Club of Dane County gives out meals, masks

Alliant Energy Center COVID-19 testing site scales up capacity ahead of schedule

DCHS raising $5,000 for injured puppy’s surgery

Comedian, ‘Full House’ star Bob Saget dead at 65

35 plow trucks to respond to freezing drizzle Saturday night

ESPN: Bucks head coach Budenholzer enters NBA’s health and safety protocols

Officials looking for missing 17-year-old from Town of York

Man arrested after armed bedroom standoff with deputies in Adams County

Green Bay mayor seeks sanctions against head of GOP probe

Rock County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Sasha retires

DeForest man arrested on suspicion of 4th OWI

Badgers men’s hockey games postponed due to COVID issues in UW program

No. 23 Badgers knock off No. 3 Purdue in West Lafayette

Packers clinch NFC’s top seed with dominant win over Vikings

School District of Beloit cancels Monday classes due to bus staff shortage

Milwaukee Public Schools transitioning to virtual learning after ‘influx’ of positive COVID tests among staff

‘It’s a shame’: Paisan’s moving after landlord doesn’t pay bills, restaurant says

Glenway Park grounds closed this winter ahead of late 2022 reopening

3 teens arrested after police find stolen vehicle with stolen gun, MPD says

MPD: 2 arrested, taken to hospital after crashing stolen car at Brittingham Park

Doctors have some tips for how to stay safe in the extreme cold this winter

City addresses long lines, traffic volume at Fitchburg Family Pharmacy COVID-19 testing clinic

Driver cited in Dec. 13 hit-and-run, Beloit police say

River Food Pantry hosting food, essentials drive this week

Metro buses following special schedule for New Year’s Day

‘We have been delivering results’: Checking in with AG Josh Kaul ahead of a re-election year

Janesville firefighters responding to Sunday night house fire

Madison Ballet cancels final performance of The Nutcracker due to COVID cases

Sunday morning fire at Madison-Kipp Corp. under investigation; no injuries reported