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Charles Feldman

charles feldman2 Charles FeldmanCharles 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

Nic Walker closely followed by a kangaroo fondly named 'Blue Boy' enters a shearing shed at his property 'Rio Station' on March 20, 2014 in Longreach, Australia.  Queensland, Australia's second-largest state, is currently suffering from its widest spread drought on record. Almost 80% of the region is now declared affected. The Australian government recently approved an emergency drought relief package of A$320m, of which at least A$280m is allocated for loans to assist eligible farm businesses to recover.  (Photo credit: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

Running On Empty: Lessons From Australia

Some Californians aren’t taking the drought seriously.

07/31/2014

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Running On Empty: Health Impact

Our prolonged drought is starting to impact some people’s health.

07/31/2014

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Running On Empty: Water Source

Southern California lives or dies on imported water.

07/31/2014

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Running On Empty: No Water Shortage?

Some people say we have plenty of water, even though we’re in a drought.

07/31/2014

Watering the polo field on 71 acres owned by Patrick Nesbitt in Carpinteria.  (Photo credit: Ed Mertz)

KNX Running On Empty: Drought Special Preview

When it comes to water, we are a state that is running on empty, as an epic drought goes from bad to worse with each passing dry day.

07/30/2014

Authorities say Joel Saldana, 22, was among 13 people arrested in "Operation Three’s Company". (Photo courtesy CA Dept. Of Insurance)

Arrests Made In Alleged ‘Phantom Collision’ Insurance Fraud Ring

Authorities say “Operation Three’s Company” targeted suspects who allegedly orchestrated 16 claims involving multiple insurance companies.

06/25/2014

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‘Synthetic’ ID Theft Emerging As Fastest-Growing Type Of Consumer Fraud

A Marina del Rey man has been convicted on charges related to a rapidly-growing high-tech crime known as synthetic identity theft, according to an exclusive KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO report.

06/19/2014

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U-2 Spy Plane Behind FAA Ground Stop At SoCal Airports

A U-2 spy plane may have been the cause of a 90-minute ground stop on all flights departing from three Southern California airports last week, according to reports.

05/05/2014

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LA County Looks To Converted Food Waste As Renewable Energy Source

Officials with Los Angeles County hope they can mark Earth Day in the coming years with a way to convert food waste into fuel for vehicles using biological organism.

04/22/2014

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KNX 1070 Investigation: More Calif. Doctors Illegally Charging Insured Patients Extra Fees

A growing number of California doctors are charging their insured patients extra fees to cover everyday office expenses – a practice that’s illegal under most health care policies, according to KNX1070’s investigative reporter Charles Feldman.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/10/2014

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Choosing Plans

There are various ways to choose a health plan, including online, by phone, visiting a certified Covered California insurance agent or by talking with a “navigator” at a community based organization.

10/03/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Subsidies

If you need to buy health insurance, you might be able to get a government subsidy.

10/03/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Doctors

Will your doctor treat you any differently in this new age of the Affordable Care Act?

10/03/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Providers

Charles Feldman reports it’s critical for anybody buying health insurance under the Affordable Care Act to look at more than just the price of a particular policy.

10/03/2013

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Ex-Beverly Hills Cosmetic Surgeon, Who Was Focus Of 3-Year KNX 1070 Probe, Charged In Patient’s Death

A former Beverly Hills cosmetic surgeon, who was the subject of a multi-year KNX 1070 investigation, was charged Tuesday with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 61-year-old liposuction patient.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/20/2013

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