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Elma Gonzalez

Web Producer

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Elma Gonzalez is a web producer for KPBS and is responsible for researching, writing, and publishing news content online. She helps manage the KPBS News social media accounts and produces videos for the web. Previously, she was the Gloria Penner Fellow and worked as assistant news producer for KPBS Evening Edition.

Before joining the station, Elma lived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, reporting stories for RioOnWatch.org and Latin Correspondent. She has collaborated with Bloomberg where she reported on e-waste in Latin America and she contributed to the PBS NewsHour's coverage of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in 2013. She is also an NPR Next Generation Radio Fellow. Elma majored in journalism at Ithaca College in New York and grew up in Chula Vista where she currently resides.

Recent Stories by Elma Gonzalez

San Diego Looks Back To The Devastating 2007 Wildfires

San Diego Looks Back To The Devastating 2007 Wildfires

Oct. 20
By Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez

As many in Northern California begin to pick up the pieces following the deadliest wildfires in the state's history, San Diegans remember the destructive 2007 wildfires that burned 10 years ago this month.

Homeless Choir Sings In Solidarity With Hepatitis A Victims

Homeless Choir Sings In Solidarity With Hepatitis A Victims

Sept. 29
By Elma Gonzalez

The Voices of Our City Choir, which is mostly made up of people who are homeless, dedicated their choir practice Friday to remembering the 17 San Diegans who have died in the hepatitis A outbreak.

Introducing: San Diego Zoo's Newest Baby Hippo

Introducing: San Diego Zoo's Newest Baby Hippo

Sept. 28
By Elma Gonzalez

Meet San Diego Zoo’s newest addition to the family: a baby hippo.

San Diego State Students Rally In Support Of DACA

San Diego State Students Rally In Support Of DACA

Sept. 7
By Associated Press, Elma Gonzalez

More than 100 students, staff and faculty gathered Thursday outside of Hepner Hall at San Diego State University to rally against President Donald Trump’s decision to phase out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

Where Is San Diego Spending Money On Traffic Safety?

Where Is San Diego Spending Money On Traffic Safety?

Aug. 18
By Andrew Bowen, Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez

San Diego's Vision Zero goal of eliminating traffic deaths by 2025 is supposed to be achieved by spending the city's limited dollars improving traffic safety on the most dangerous streets. But an analysis of the city's Vision Zero budget shows the city is spending plenty of money improving streets that are already safe.

San Diego Removes Confederate Monument Downtown

San Diego Removes Confederate Monument Downtown

Aug. 16
By City News Service, Elma Gonzalez, KPBS News

As cities and towns nationwide grapple with what to do with their Confederate statues, San Diego leaders took swift action Wednesday to remove one from a public park.

Tiki Oasis 2017: A Look At The Most Tiki Outfits

Tiki Oasis 2017: A Look At The Most Tiki Outfits

Aug. 13
By Elma Gonzalez

KPBS stopped by Tiki Oasis to take a look at the best outfits this year. Here’s a sneak peek at how some of the most dedicated tiki fans dressed up.

Most Talked About Moments At Comic-Con 2017

Most Talked About Moments At Comic-Con 2017

July 23
By Elma Gonzalez

Take a look at the top trending San Diego Comic-Con 2017 moments.

Lines At Comic-Con's Hall H: Badge Of Honor Or Not Worth It?

Lines At Comic-Con's Hall H: Badge Of Honor Or Not Worth It?

July 20
By Elma Gonzalez

With more than 130,000 attendees every year, lines to get into Comic-Con panels can be daunting. Some fans even wait days.

Cabrillo National Monument Seeks Public Input On New Trails

Cabrillo National Monument Seeks Public Input On New Trails

March 27
By Elma Gonzalez

The Cabrillo National Monument is taking public input on the development of a trails master plan.

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