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

Missing McFarland woman found safe; Silver Alert canceled

World War II veteran turns 100 years old, celebrated with parade

New elevator installed in DeForest church

Columbia County K-9 helps find woman’s missing keys

Tom Brady returning to Buccaneers in 2022

Badgers earn 3-seed, will take on Colgate in NCAA Tournament

Scouts collecting items for Badger Prairie Needs Network

Lanes back open on Highway 78 near Mount Horeb after crash

Illini knock off Iowa; Wisconsin to share Big Ten title with Illinois

Ice closed in Adams County after two machines fall through, officials say

Madison church prays for peace in eastern Europe

‘So many victories here’: Kevin Olson gets ‘Last Lap’ at Angell Park Speedway

18 displaced, $30,000 in damage after Janesville apartment fire

Church congregation celebrates member’s 100th birthday

Sen. Johnson: ‘There will be severe sanctions’ if Russia invades

Hundreds dive in as part of Madison’s Polar Plunge

Severe gas leak causes area near east side Princeton Club to evacuate

Highway 19 near Sun Prairie reopens following law enforcement incident

Dip for Dozer returns to Cambridge

UW’s Winter Carnival wraps up with Rail Jam

SSM Health hosts vaccine clinic in Barrymore Theatre

Police: 1 dead after shooting outside Beloit Memorial High School

Platteville officer kills dog after officer gets attacked by dog

Columbus man arrested on suspicion of 6th OWI

DeForest police say missing 33-year-old man found safe

Crews will be out plowing early Monday, expect some Madison roads to still be snow-covered

Six people found dead in home on Milwaukee’s north side

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

Northbound lanes reopen on Highway 151 after Saturday night crash

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