Cole Kazdin is a writer, performer and four-time Emmy Award-winning television journalist. She has written for VICE , The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, The Daily Beast, MEL Magazine, Cosmopolitan and many others, and has produced for Good Morning America, Nightline and World News Tonight.
Her first book, What's Eating Us (St. Martin's Press) blends personal narrative and investigative reporting to reveal disordered eating as an epidemic crisis killing millions of women. On sale March 7, 2023 and available for pre-order now.
Cole tells stories live on The Moth's Mainstage across the country, The Moth Radio Hour on NPR, RISK! , and has performed storytelling all over Southern California where she is a proud, three-time Moth GrandSLAM champion. She was a featured performer at the Ojai Storytelling Festival; her solo performances have garnered national praise and been optioned for film.
A contributing author to the bestselling book, The Moth Presents All These Wonders: True Stories About Facing the Unknown (2017), she coaches and teaches writers all over the world, as well as leading workshops and classes for corporations and universities and currently teaches at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program. She lives in Los Angeles.