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Ebone Monet

KPBS Evening Edition Anchor

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Ebone Monet is an Associated Press Award-winning journalist. She is a San Diego native who graduated from UCLA with a degree in Mass Communications. Ebone is veteran journalist who comes to KPBS from RTV6 in Indianapolis, Indiana. There she covered major international events such as the Indy 500 and Super Bowl XLVI. She also reported extensively on the Circle City's rising murder rate. Ebone Monet was on the ground reporting as hundreds of people evacuated the Richmond Hill subdivision following a deadly home explosion.

Prior to her work in Indianapolis Ebone was a reporter for KTHV in Little Rock, Arkansas. Some of the major stories she covered included devastating natural disasters, search-and-rescue effort following the 2010 flash floods that killed 20 people in the Ouachita National Forest. In addition Ebone reported on the 2008 Super Tuesday tornado outbreak and recovery efforts.

Ebone says she brings curiosity and compassion to all of her reports.

Recent Stories by Ebone Monet

Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Opens After 19-Month Renovation

Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Opens After 19-Month Renovation

Nov. 10
By Ebone Monet

After a 19-month renovation from the ground up, the Jackie Robinson YMCA, which has served San Diego since 1943, is open again.

La Jolla Symphony, UC San Diego Celebrate 50 Years Of Collaboration

La Jolla Symphony, UC San Diego Celebrate 50 Years Of Collaboration

Nov. 3
By Ebone Monet, KPBS News

The La Jolla Symphony and Chorus will be opening its season with a concert featuring music by George Gershwin and Duke Ellington.

On Assignment: 2007 Wildfires Captured Through San Diego Photojourn...

On Assignment: 2007 Wildfires Captured Through San Diego Photojournalist’s Lens

Oct. 20
By Ebone Monet

A decade after the 2007 Harris fires charred tens of thousands of acres in San Diego County, a San Diego Union-Tribune photographer reflects on his career and lessons learned from covering wildfires.

San Diego Activist Reflects On Alfred Olango Protests

San Diego Activist Reflects On Alfred Olango Protests

Sept. 26
By Ebone Monet

Wilnisha “Truth” Sutton said the days she spent in El Cajon, protesting the deadly police shooting of Alfred Olango, made her more aware and better prepared to advocate for communities of color.

Alfred Olango's Brother Advocates For Police Reform With San Diego ...

Alfred Olango's Brother Advocates For Police Reform With San Diego Foundation

Sept. 26
By Ebone Monet

One year after the El Cajon police shooting death of Alfred Olango, Apollo Olango helps keep his brother’s memory alive through a foundation that advocates for training and policy changes that can lead to safer encounters with officers.

Imperial Valley Kids Get A Much-Needed Ride To The Beach

Imperial Valley Kids Get A Much-Needed Ride To The Beach

Aug. 16
By Ebone Monet

San Diego County has 70 miles of coastline. But for kids living in the inner city or in low-income communities, access to the region's beaches can be out of reach.

Proposed California Bill Calls For Later School Start Times

Proposed California Bill Calls For Later School Start Times

Aug. 3
By Ebone Monet, KPBS News

A new California bill may give teenage students more time to sleep every morning. It calls for a mandated later school start time statewide, with classes beginning no earlier than 8:30 a.m.

Under Siege: Women Gamers Shine Despite Online Bullies

Under Siege: Women Gamers Shine Despite Online Bullies

July 21
By Ebone Monet

Video games give fans a chance to outwit and defeat bad guys in any digital realm, but many women gamers find these worlds are not free of real life issues like bullying.

No Strings Attached: GiveDirectly San Diego Founder Helps Change In...

No Strings Attached: GiveDirectly San Diego Founder Helps Change International Giving

July 11
By Ebone Monet

GiveDirectly, the brainchild of a UC San Diego associate professor, has become one of the fastest growing international charities. It allows people to send money directly to people living in extreme poverty.

San Diego Expands Bait Bike Program In Pacific Beach

San Diego Expands Bait Bike Program In Pacific Beach

June 29
By Ebone Monet

San Diego officials announced the expansion the Pacific Beach SDPD BAIT BIKE program. They said while bike theft is a citywide problem, Pacific Beach is the hardest hit area.

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