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Anna Conkey

Contributor through November 2016

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Anna served as a news production assistant for KPBS Midday Edition.

As a Navy Mass Communication Specialist, Anna did everything from broadcast journalism to photography, graphic and web design to print. She even served special duty for two years as a Navy tour guide aboard the USS Constitution, or “Old Ironsides,” in Boston.

Anna is interested in writing about women’s rights, military and veteran issues, and education and hopes to work as an investigative journalist, feature writer, or military correspondent.

Recent Stories by Anna Conkey

First-Known Hijacker Gives Personal Account Of His ‘Freedom Flight’

First-Known Hijacker Gives Personal Account Of His ‘Freedom Flight’

May 5
By Anna Conkey, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The book "Freedom Flight: A True Account of the Cold War's Greatest Escape" describes how San Diego author Frank Iszak escaped from the Iron Curtain with his wife and five co-conspirators by completing the first documented commercial airplane hijacking in 1956.

Chef Takes Food Prep To New Level With 'The Portable Feast'

Chef Takes Food Prep To New Level With 'The Portable Feast'

April 28
By Anna Conkey, Maureen Cavanaugh

An edible garden expert shares an easy recipe for roasted spiced carrots with quinoa, green ribbons and turmeric vinaigrette that you can take wherever you go.

Marine Veteran Shares Her Battle Against An Eating Disorder

Marine Veteran Shares Her Battle Against An Eating Disorder

April 5
By Anna Conkey, Maureen Cavanaugh

In her memoir “Warrior,” U.S. Marine Lt. Theresa Larson of San Diego redefines the meaning of a warrior and the stereotypes behind it.

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