Director of Production
Ena Newell directs the production department at KPBS, where she is responsible for overseeing the production staff, equipment and resources that create content for KPBS television. She also works with outside clients to provide a multitude of production services for hire.
Her background is diverse and unique. Early in her career, Ena worked as Property Master for films and stage at various production houses, both large and small, in the Los Angeles and San Diego areas. Locally, she has worked at The Old Globe Theatre, the La Jolla Playhouse, and the San Diego Repertory Theatre. She also spent several years working within the major sports networks (ESPN, NBC, etc.) in a wide variety of positions. Ena initially joined KPBS in 1998 to produce law enforcement training videos for the State of California.
Ena graduated from SDSU with a bachelor’s degree in dramatic arts. She lives in East County and enjoys quality time with her three children.