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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

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LA Mayoral Election Profile: Jan Perry

No matter how next month’s mayoral election turns out, Jan Perry is leaving her political future in the hands of a higher authority.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2013

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Torrance Senator Renews Call For Hospital Billing Reform

A Southern California lawmaker is set to make a new push in Sacramento for increased transparency in hospital billing.

02/14/2013

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Bill Aimed At Mandatory Felony For Parolees Who Cut Off GPS Bracelet

A Southland lawmaker said Monday new data supports his efforts in Sacramento to crack down on parolees who remove GPS-ankle bracelets.

02/11/2013

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State Agencies Weigh In On Proposed Two-Way 911 System

Emerging technology could soon change the way the government communicates with the public during an emergency.

02/11/2013

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SoCal Lawmaker On Short List To Replace Disgraced CIA Chief

A former Southern California congresswoman is among a handful of candidates being considered to replace Gen. David Petraeus as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency.

11/20/2012

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KNX Campaign 2012: Prop. 37

If voters pass Proposition 37, any genetically engineered or modified food would require special labeling.

11/02/2012

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LAPD Veteran Eyes Reform As LAX Police Chief

A new police chief is pledging to beef up security at the nation’s second-busiest airport.

10/26/2012

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KNX Campaign 2012: Voter Privacy

We all know companies collect data on us when we surf the web, but what about political campaigns?

10/25/2012

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KNX Campaign 2012: Future Debates

Now that the debates are over, Charles Feldman takes a look back and forward with the chief television critic for the New York Times.

10/25/2012

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Delayed 405 Expansion Project Likely To Go Over Budget

When completed, the 405 expansion project will create the nation’s longest High Occupancy Vehicle Lane – or carpool lane – running a continuous 48 miles. It is also likely to come in over its $1.1 billion budget.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/25/2012

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Time Savers Or Time Wasters? Smartphones, Tablets Have Invaded Our Lives

With the announcement of yet another iPhone model soon to be on the market, experts say now is as good a time as any to start figuring out how much time you are willing to devote to the device.

09/13/2012

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California Golden For Obama, Romney

A new gold rush is underway in the state of California.

08/31/2012

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Chase Targeted In Probe Into Alleged Energy Market Manipulation

One of the nation’s biggest banks is denying allegations of possible energy market manipulation in Southern California and throughout the state.

08/15/2012

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MTV Star Claims Alleged Aurora Theater Shooter Called Him Prior To Massacre

KNX 1070 reports an MTV star believes the alleged Aurora theater shooter called him twice about a month before the massacre.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/01/2012

Charles Feldman flies a drone in Simi Valley

Drones That May Fly ‘Indefinitely’ Can Be Recharged By Lasers

A recently demonstrated breakthrough in technology may help Unmanned-Aerial Systems (UAS), better known as drones, stay airborne for very long periods of time before having to return to Earth.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/18/2012

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