News Producer, KPBS Midday Edition
Brooke Ruth is a producer for KPBS Midday Edition. She previously served as a web producer at KPBS.
Before joining KPBS, Brooke was a web editor for four newspapers and a local television station. She began her career in news at the Imperial Valley Press. She has also been part of the web teams at the Napa Valley Register, North County Times, and U-T San Diego. While pursuing her undergraduate degree at UCLA in psychology, she worked on the student newspaper, the Daily Bruin.
Recent Stories by Brooke Ruth
Campa-Najjar, 29, is running to represent the 50th Congressional District. He is a small business owner and a former public affairs officer in the U.S. Department of Labor under President Obama.
Butner is a member of the Jamul-Dulzura Union School Board and a former Navy Seal. He runs the military division of Aqua Lung, an underwater dive company.
Carl Luna joins Midday Edition Tuesday for the third installment of San Diego Politics 101. In the third episode, Luna answers questions about politician pay and endorsements.
The San Diego Museum of Man’s newest exhibit, PostSecret, opened to the public on Saturday. Thousands of postcards of people’s secrets are on display in the exhibit.
Downtown San Diego will be filled with scientists, researchers, teachers and supporters Saturday morning as San Diego's "March for Science" takes place for the second year.
Reports have found that Chula Vista's Police Department has been understaffed for decades. The department has the lowest officer-to-resident ratio in San Diego County.
The topic of the seventh annual Conference on Restoring Civility to Civic Dialogue is "Media Literacy: Finding Truth in a Post-Truth World."
Scripps Research Institute professor Dr. Olivier George estimates that nearly 800,000 San Diego County residents have a substance-use disorder.
San Diego veterinarian Suzy Fincham-Gray writes about the deep and complex relationships between animals and the people who love them in “My Patients and Other Animals: A Veterinarian’s Stories of Love, Loss, and Hope.”
San Diego Mesa College and University of San Diego political science professor Carl Luna is back for the second installment of San Diego Politics 101. Luna answers listener questions about local civics and election rules.