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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

Lawsuit Doesn't Allay San Diego Rapper's Fears Of Arrest

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Brandon Duncan, a San Diego rapper known as "Tiny Doo," and Aaron Harvey are suing the city of San Diego claiming their civil rights were violated when they were arrested during a gang sweep in 2014.

Calls Grow For San Diego Union Boss To Step Down Amid Sexual Harassment, Gender Discrimination Allegations

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Calls for Mickey Kasparian to step down or go on leave are amplifying. Two months ago, Kasparian, who is the head of one of San Diego County’s biggest unions, was sued by two former employees for sexual harassment and gender discrimination, among other claims.

San Diego Students Head To Washington For Presidential Inauguration

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A group of students at La Jolla Country Day School are counting down to Inauguration Day.

Life After Aging Out Of California's Foster System

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A young San Diego mother is turning her life around with the help of the city's youth services program.

Residents Want Name Change For La Jolla Christmas Parade

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The decades old La Jolla Christmas Parade has come under fire by some local residents who say the event needs a name change to be more inclusive and representative of the community’s diversity.

El Cajon Police Shooting: Protests Erupt; Man Fatally Shot Identified

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The man fatally shot by police in El Cajon has been identified as Alfred Olango, a refugee from Uganda.

Be Our Guest: Stone Hotel Brewing Up Tourism Dollars For North County

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Escondido leaders are looking forward to the opening of the new hotel, which is expected to pave the way for tourism dollars and jobs.

San Diego Artist Shines Light On Homelessness With Her Childhood Story

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Inocente, whose story was the subject of an Academy Award-winning documentary, will be a keynote speaker at this weekend's Celestial Nights.

San Diego Filmmaker Asks Whether We're Stuck As The World's Umpire

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The film is based on a book by former San Diego State University history professor Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman, who argued the U.S. must share the burden of protecting our allies more evenly in order to return to "global normalcy."

How A San Diego Denim Company Goes International While Keeping It Local

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As California moves to declare denim its official fabric, a jean company in San Diego becomes an internationally recognized brand.

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