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
You probably have a lot of questions about voting. Am I registered? How can I vote? Where can I vote? Don't worry — KPBS has put together this cheat sheet in hopes of answering some of the most common election-related questions.
KPBS partnered with the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF) to ask state, county and citywide candidates running for public office this year where they stand on some of the most contentious issues.
San Diego celebrated the annual Bike to Work Day Thursday with more than 10,000 participants, event organizers said.
Thousands of San Diego County students walked out of classes Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide action to honor the 17 people killed in last month's school shooting in Florida and urge federal action to curb gun violence.
Those who make $54,000 or less may qualify to receive tax preparation at no charge. There are at least two dozen locations around the county and some provide services in multiple languages.
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.
- Sept. 29, 2017
- 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.
- Sept. 28, 2017
- By Elma Gonzalez
Meet San Diego Zoo’s newest addition to the family: a baby hippo.
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.
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.