Ross Becker has over 35 years of journalism experience. He spent most of his professional career in Los Angeles at KCBS and KCOP, but also worked for TV stations in Indianapolis, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. Shortly after the 9-11 attack on America, he became an anchor/reporter for the national cable network MSNBC.
Becker has 15 Emmy nominations and 4 awards for coverage of several California earthquakes, a tragic plane crash and the L.A. riots following the Rodney King verdict. In 1996, Becker was hired as a freelance journalist to conduct the first interview with O.J. Simpson following his acquittal on murder charges.
Becker is currently serving as President of the Board of Directors of the Associated Press Radio/TV Association. It is a 12-state organization that promotes cooperation among the AP member stations and presents the annual Mark Twain journalism awards.
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