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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

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.

Day On The Bay Helps Refugee Students Adjust To Life In San Diego

Day On The Bay Helps Refugee Students Adjust To Life In San Diego

June 23
By Ebone Monet

Several San Diego refugee high school students hit the water Friday to participate in a youth outreach program.

San Diego Symphony Bids Farewell To Maestro Jahja Ling

San Diego Symphony Bids Farewell To Maestro Jahja Ling

May 24
By Ebone Monet

Maestro Jahja Ling conducts his final performance with the San Diego Symphony this weekend, following 13 seasons as music director.

Women Volunteers Build Affordable Housing In Logan Heights

Women Volunteers Build Affordable Housing In Logan Heights

May 12
By Ebone Monet

Hundreds of women volunteers are wielding hammers and sawing wood in Logan Heights this week, in a $3 million project to help relieve San Diego’s affordable housing shortage.

Ousted Labor Leader Mickey Kasparian To Form New Union Coalition

Ousted Labor Leader Mickey Kasparian To Form New Union Coalition

May 9
By City News Service, Ebone Monet

The recently ousted president of the San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council announced Tuesday he was forming a new coalition and taking some of the unions with him.

Painters From Across US Descend Upon San Diego For "Woodstock Of Ou...

Painters From Across US Descend Upon San Diego For "Woodstock Of Outdoor Painting"

April 28
By Ebone Monet, KPBS

Dubbed the “Woodstock of outdoor painting,” PleinAir Magazine’s 6th Annual Convention and Expo was held this week in San Diego.

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