Guillermo (Memo) Sevilla joined KPBS in 2008 as a videographer. He has worked on several KPBS productions including Full Focus, San Diego Week, Wonderland, Envision San Diego, San Diego Historic Places, and KPBS Evening Edition. Sevilla has also worked on a variety of KPBS and PBS fundraising productions both in-studio and on location in Los Angeles and Acapulco.
Memo started his career in television production in 1986 at Channel 10 while attending Southwestern College. During his 20 years at Channel 10, he worked as a grip, a tape operator, and videographer.
If the housing bubble was the best of times -- Americans feeling rich with equity and flush with credit -- this may now be the worst of times. The real estate market has crashed, foreclosures are commonplace and credit card debt is catching up to the country. We are being forced to examine how we spend money – especially money we don’t have. In this KPBS and Envision San Diego special, reporter Joanne Faryon introduces us to people who couldn’t stop spending and experts who say we’re addicted to shopping.
San Diego County seems an unlikely place to find a rainforest. But go to Mardy Darian's property in Vista, and you can feel like you've been transported to Colombia or Madagascar. Producers Guillermo and Elsa Sevilla explore Darian's man-made rainforest.