Mike KesslerSenior Editor of Investigations and Projects
Mike Kessler is Senior Editor of Investigations and Projects at KPCC and LAist.com. He is the host, co-reporter, and co-writer of the investigative podcast The Running Man, coming soon from ESPN; his work for ESPN.com will be featured in the book Best American Sports Writing 2020; and a 30-minute documentary he reported with ESPN is a finalist for a 2020 Sports Emmy. Kessler’s work has twice been a finalist for the National Magazine Award, and included in several anthologies. An L.A. native and former writer-at-large for Los Angeles magazine, he has been working in journalism since 1996.
Stories by Mike Kessler
NewsThis week, we’ll be looking back at our coverage of 2020.
NewsOur reporter Adolfo Guzman-Lopez said he had just finished interviewing a kneeling protester when he felt something strike his throat. 'It just doesn't square up with, you know, what is the policy towards using rubber bullets.'
News2018 was truly horrible: the state's deadliest and most destructive fires, a mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, the death of our favorite food critic Jonathan Gold, another sex abuse scandal (this time at USC) and a World Series loss we can't wait to forget.