Your Hosts

Stephan Cox is a broadcasting veteran, working in and around radio for over 30 years. He was the host of the former Radio Show for PRI, and has reported for NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered. He was a founding member of, and show host at, the groundbreaking interview website,, simultaneously hosting a weekly arts and culture show on KUSF in San Francisco, as well as a weekly call-in tech show for Talk Radio Network.

For the last fifteen years, Cox has worked as a nationally-recognized voiceover actor, lending his voice to thousands of commercials, video games, animated series, as well as narration and promos for NBC, FOX, FX, Spike, and countless others. You can hear his work here.

Cox attended the drama program at UC Irvine, and the Masters in American Studies program at Columbia University.


Chad Levinson is an academic political scientist who has recently completed his doctorate at the University of Chicago. He is also a former Research Fellow in the International Security Program of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He is currently a preceptor in the Committee on International Relations at the University of Chicago, a degree-granting graduate program that trains future leaders in government, academics, and not-for-profit organizations world-wide.


David Gershwin is a Democratic strategist, and was the Chief of Staff to LA Mayor Eric Garcetti. His consulting firm provides government relations, issue advocacy, media relations, crisis communications, and social media services for private sector, public sector, and non-profit clients.