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

Man riding motorcycle taken to hospital with serious injuries after hitting deer

Iowa-Grant High School pivoting to all-virtual instruction for Monday and Tuesday

'It's an intimate connection': Local chamber group hosts micro-concerts during pandemic

Alternate side parking in Middleton goes into effect next week

115th Fighter Wing to conduct evening training flights Monday through Thursday

4,000+ new COVID cases in Wisconsin, 112 more hospitalizations

Setup begins for Pardeeville's Chandler Park Holiday Display

173 more hospitalizations, 39 additional COVID deaths in Wisconsin

8 displaced, 1 cat dead after apartment cooking fire

DeForest man charged in connection with 3 schemes to financially exploit elderly relative

Solar farm project planned for Cottage Grove

2 injured in Grant County rollover crash

MPD investigates shots fired on city's south side Monday night

Sen. Tammy Baldwin delivers pizzas to UW-Madison student volunteers, organizers

7-day percent positive of COVID tests approaches 30% in Wisconsin

Milton man dies following rollover tractor accident

MPD investigates fiery motorcycle crash

1 dead, 2 hospitalized after triple-shooting on Madison's west side

Wisconsin surpasses 2,000 COVID deaths

MPD investigating weapons violation near Madison Memorial High School

Center for Black Excellence and Culture secures 2 substantial donations

Monticello felon sentenced to 42 months in prison on firearms charge

Packers looking for next member of Fan Hall of Fame

Brewers decline $15 million 2021 option on Ryan Braun

Vikings' slide casts shadow over rematch with Packers

Milwaukee man sentenced for attempting to sell heroin in Madison

Waunakee business owner charged with tax fraud

Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for battery, reckless injury

AG Kaul reminds voters voting intimidation a felony in Wisconsin

More sections of I-39/90 to open in Rock County

Gov. Evers announces expansion of Wisconsin's community COVID testing efforts

Beloit Snappers release aerial video of new ballpark

Michael Johnson awarded Boys & Girls Clubs of America's highest honor

Dane County names new director for Department of Public Safety Communications

Sheriff’s office looks for information about dog with zip-tied legs found in NW Wisconsin

2 Janesville elementary schools returning to in-person instruction next week

Local gym offering free memberships in exchange for Second Harvest Foodbank donations

4 City of Beloit employees test positive for COVID, 21 total since mid-May

Wisconsin pauses team activities for 7 days, cancels game against Nebraska

South Wayne man arrested on suspicion of 4th OWI