The Death and Life of Kobe Bryant


KFI-AM 640 and iHeartMedia Los Angeles presents the news documentary, The Death and Life of Kobe Bryant. This 2-hour program begins the morning of the helicopter accident that killed Bryant, Bryant's daughter and seven others including pilot. It moves ahead to a status report on the NTSB investigation and the void Bryant's death left in the business world and the African American community.

The Death and Life of Kobe Bryant chronicles how the crash was covered by the media, including comments made about TMZ Sports by the Los Angeles County Sheriff. The program explores the public disbelief of losing such a cultural icon and beloved member of the Los Angeles Lakers in such a shocking and surprising way.

The Executive Producer of The Death and Life of Kobe Bryant is award-winning journalist and KFI-AM Correspondent Steve Gregory. Gregory is a 7-time winner of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award and the recipient of more than 30 Golden Mike® Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting. He has been with iHeartMedia for more than 27 years (16 at KFI-AM) and is one of the most respected journalists in the business. The program is co-produced by Jacob Gonzalez, Eric Sklar and the KFI-AM 640 News Department.

There is an 8-part limited companion series podcast that accompanies this special available on the iHeartRadio App or wherever you get your favorite podcasts.

Listen to the KFI News Documentary, The Death and Life of Kobe Bryant below.