Afternoon News Anchor
Steve Chiotakis is the Afternoon News Anchor for KCRW, whose voice can be heard during the All Things Considered broadcast. Chiotakis joined KCRW in January, 2012 after previously hosting the award-winning Marketplace Morning Report, produced by American Public Media.
Chiotakis' award-winning career began after finishing high school in the late 80's. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a degree in Communications Studies, specializing in Journalism. He then started at a Birmingham country radio station, moving around the state progressing to public radio at WBHM. Chiotakis has experience serving as a news anchor, reporter and news director. His reporting has been featured on CBS Radio, NBC, CBC, the BBC and NPR.
Chiotakis has been honored by the Public Radio News Directors, Incorporated more than a half dozen times with awards for feature reporting, writing and call-in show. In 2001, Chiotakis was a recipient of the prestigious national Edward R. Murrow Award for writing.