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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

Roundtable: Reuniting Immigrant Families

July 13
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

The Trump administration misses a court-ordered deadline to reunite young immigrant children with their parents, big crowds are expected for the annual pride celebration and the serious challenge to one incumbent on the San Diego City Council.

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Substance Abuse Treatment Gets Boost From San Diego County

July 4
By Ebone Monet

The county will triple spending on treating addiction over the next three years.

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SDSU Pathways Helps Close STEM Achievement Gap

April 26
By Ebone Monet

A report from the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation warns of a threat to San Diego's economic competitiveness if the issue of inequity in the local workforce is not addressed.

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SDSU Students Take On National City Food Deserts

March 29
By Ebone Monet

A student-run program delivers fresh fruits and vegetables to independent stores in underserved communities.

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San Diego Hot Spot: Redevelopment Transforms North Park

March 14
By Ebone Monet

The evolution of North Park, one brewery at a time, is all part of a revitalization effort that took years of planning. Now one of the hottest spots in San Diego is still expanding.

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Beyond The Runway: Dresses Inspire San Diego Girls Ahead Of Valentine’s Day

Feb. 9
By Ebone Monet

A nonprofit donates designer dresses to San Diego girls in need and offers another gift if they achieve their goals.

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10-Year-Old Oceanside Artist Raises Thousands Of Dollars For Lilac Fire Survivor

Feb. 7
By Ebone Monet

An Oceanside boy is raising money for a horse trainer injured in the Lilac Fire by selling prints of his painting.

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New Economy: San Diego Professor Explains Dollars And Cents Of Super Bowl Ads

Feb. 2
By Ebone Monet

A San Diego State marketing lecturer says advertisers are willing to pay big bucks to capture the attention of Super Bowl fans Sunday.

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Roundtable: Helix High School Use Of Force, Dumanis Campaign Straw Donations, Tijuana’s Condo Craze

Jan. 26
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

A use of force incident involving a La Mesa police officer at Helix High School draws protests, new revelations regarding campaign contributions to former San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and the forces driving a condo construction boom in Tijuana.

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Roundtable: Arrests For Feeding Homeless, Detention Center Expansion, Tijuana’s Soaring Homicide Rate

Jan. 19
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

Police in El Cajon arrest homeless advocates for distributing food at a city park, the Otay Mesa Detention Center is near capacity and planning an expansion and Tijuana's homicide rate reaches a new record high.

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