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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

Build Up Financial Fitness With Smart Budget Strategies

Build Up Financial Fitness With Smart Budget Strategies

Jan. 4
By Ebone Monet

San Diego Financial Adviser offers top tips for financial fitness in 2018.

Lemon Grove Mayor Hopes To Attract More Business In 2018

Lemon Grove Mayor Hopes To Attract More Business In 2018

Dec. 22
By Ebone Monet

Mayor Racquel Vasquez talks about what's appealing in her city of 25,000 people.

Shopping Smart This Holiday Season

Shopping Smart This Holiday Season

Dec. 18
By Ebone Monet

Federal numbers show that people are expected to spend more than what they earn this holiday shopping season and more American are carrying more debt than ever before.

Holiday Shopping Boom Boosts Retail Sales

Holiday Shopping Boom Boosts Retail Sales

Dec. 14
By Ebone Monet

The holiday season brings Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Green Monday and the overall hunt for deals in San Diego and beyond. A federal report shows American shoppers helped boost retail sales at the start of the holiday season.

'Legacy In Black': A Showcase Of Some Of San Diego's Most Celebrate...

'Legacy In Black': A Showcase Of Some Of San Diego's Most Celebrated Artists

Nov. 21
By Ebone Monet

There is a unique opportunity in San Diego to appreciate the art of African-American artists with ties to the city.

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.

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