Charles Feldman joined KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO as an investigative reporter in June 2004. Since then, he has won many awards for his work, including stories about security at LAX and a former Beverly Hills cosmetic surgeon who has been charged with the death of a patient.
Prior to working at KNX 1070, Charles was a CNN correspondent based in New York City from 1983 to 1994 and the network’s L.A. bureau from 1994 to 2004. He has focused his reporting on organized crime and terrorism and has done extensive investigative work on a variety of topics. Charles covered the World Trade Center bombing with a series of investigative reports and also covered the lengthy federal trail of the men accused of the bombing. Additionally, he was instrumental in the network’s coverage of the O.J. Simpson murder trial.
Charles has reported for Reuters, KNBC-TV, and the New York Daily News. He has also produced investigative television segments with Dan Rather for “Dan Rather Reports” on HDNET.
Charles has covered some of the most noted criminal trials in recent U.S. history, including the trials of Bernhard Goetz, John Gotti, Imelda Marcos, Claus Von Bulow, and the Pam-Am bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland. More recently, he has covered the cases of Robert Blake, Michael Jackson and Phil Spector. During the first Persian Gulf War, Charles was assigned to the United Nations filing live and tape reports for CNN.
Before joining CNN, Charles worked for several TV and radio news organizations, including WPIX-TV and WCBS-TV in New York, Independent Network News, ABC Westinghouse Satellite News Channel and WICC Radio in Connecticut. He has written articles for such publications as New York Magazine, Parade, The New York Post and Playboy (International Edition). As a reporter and producer for the Wall Street Journal Report TV program, Charles covered stories from both New York and Los Angeles.
Charles is co-author of the critically acclaimed book, “No Time To Think-The Menace of Media Speed and the 24-News Cycle.” He is a regular contributor to several well respected blogs, such as The Huffington Post and the real estate website BiggerPockets.com
Charles earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Brooklyn College and a master’s degree in journalism from New York University. He has taught journalism at the City University of New York and USC. He has been a guest lecturer at several universities in Southern California and has been a popular invited speaker before a wide variety of groups and associations.
Charles is also a licensed, instrument pilot who has used those skills to cover breaking news.
You can follow Charles on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cfeldman1
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