Journalist   |   Teacher   |   Moth Storyteller


Cole Kazdin is a writer, performer and four-time Emmy winning television journalist.  She is a regular contributor to VICE, and has written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Traffic, Los Angeles Magazine, MEL Magazine, Cosmopolitan and many others.


Cole tells stories live on The Moth's Mainstage across the country, on the The Moth Radio Hour, and performs storytelling all over Los Angeles where she is a proud, three-time Moth GrandSLAM champion.  She is a contributing author in the new Moth book, All These Wonders (2017) and coaches and teaches writers all over the world.  She has produced television for HBO Documentaries and ABC Network News. 


Cole has survived amnesia, living in New York City and a very awkward interview with Kirk Cameron during which he told her she was going to hell.