Anchors & Reporters
Steve Kastenbaum

Steve Kastenbaum is a correspondent for CNN Radio. He joined the network in February 2007 and is based out of the New York bureau.

Before joining CNN Radio, Kastenbaum worked as a news reporter with 1010 WINS Radio in New York City. He joined 1010 WINS Radio, a CBS Radio station, in 1993 as a news production assistant, eventually becoming an education reporter and news reporter. His assignments included the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the war in Afghanistan, the 2003 blackout, the murder of a New York City councilmember at City Hall and the 2004 Republican Convention.

He also has worked as a New York-based stringer for both the Associated Press and ABC Radio and filed breaking news from Afghanistan and Thailand. He began his broadcast career in 1989 as a disc jockey for 92.7FM WDRE in Long Island, N.Y.

He has earned more than a half dozen state and regional awards from the New York Press Club and the Radio-Television News Directors Association. He received two regional Edward R. Murrow awards – one for a yearlong series on the New York City education system and one for breaking news coverage.

Kastenbaum majored in broadcast technology at Kingsborough Community College in New York.

 

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