Steve Julian (July 4, 1958 – April 24, 2016) was an American radio broadcaster who was the Morning Edition Host for Southern California National Public Radio affiliate 89.3 KPCC in Pasadena, California. He was on the air between 5AM and 10AM, Monday through Friday.
Julian started his broadcasting career as a police dispatcher and served as a police officer in Baldwin Park, California. He has also studied massage and maintained a small clientele. He joined KPCC in 2000 after five years as a traffic reporter for AirWatch America in Santa Ana, California.
Julian was also actively involved in local theater productions, both as an actor and a playwright, and is a member of DramaWest, a Los Angeles theater group.
In November 2015, Julian was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. As a result of the tumor, he suffered short-term memory loss and speech became difficult leading to him resigning from his morning host duties. Julian succumbed to the effects of the cancer on the morning of April 24, 2016.
Five L.A. Press Club Awards
Three Edward R. Murrow Awards
Three Golden Mike Awards