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Jennifer Robinson

Web Producer

Jen is a web producer at KPBS, responsible for program promotion, online membership-related activities, and is the editor of the KPBS community calendar. Jen has worked at KPBS since 2000. She is originally from Las Vegas and attended the UNLV.

Recent Stories by Jennifer Robinson

POV: Dalya's Other Country / 4.1 Miles

POV: Dalya's Other Country / 4.1 Miles

June 22
By Jennifer Robinson

Follow the nuanced story of a family displaced by the Syrian conflict, walking the line between their Muslim values and the new world they inhabit, and a Greek Coast Guard captain caught in the middle of the biggest refugee crisis since WWII.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Vintage Hot Springs

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Vintage Hot Springs

June 22
By Jennifer Robinson

Discover how appraisals from 15 years have changed in the antiques market, including Andrew Clemens sand art, ca. 1880, a 1933 All-Star game signed baseball, and an 1886 Jasper Cropsey painting.

First Degree

First Degree

June 22
By Jennifer Robinson

Venture inside the maximum security Sing Sing prison in Ossining, New York, to meet inmates attending college there. Despite high recidivism rates nationwide, for the past 14 years, less than one percent of the Sing Sing prisoners who earned a degree returned to prison.

JULIE TABOULIE'S LEBANESE KITCHEN (New Series Premiere)

JULIE TABOULIE'S LEBANESE KITCHEN (New Series Premiere)

June 21
By Jennifer Robinson

Chef and Lebanese-American Julie Taboulie celebrates the colorful and flavorful cuisine of Lebanon. Filmed on location throughout the greater Syracuse area and Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, Julie shares her authentic array of original Lebanese recipes that have been handed down in her family for over three generations.

SHELTER ME: Community Matters

SHELTER ME: Community Matters

June 20
By Jennifer Robinson

Hosted by Dr. Jane Goodall, this episode features shelter dogs that are trained to protect endangered species. Learn about an inspiring program where junior high school students read to dogs and cats at an animal shelter. This helps socialize the animals making them more adoptable, and increases the self-esteem and confidence of the kids.

Prison Dogs

Prison Dogs

June 20
By Jennifer Robinson

In the inspirational documentary "Prison Dogs," inmates convicted of violent crimes find a second chance at life by training puppies to become service dogs for veterans suffering from PTSD. Bound together by fate, the uniquely vulnerable trio of puppy, prisoner and veteran come to discover the redemptive power of second chances.

MASTERPIECE: Prime Suspect: Tennison (New Series Premiere)

MASTERPIECE: Prime Suspect: Tennison (New Series Premiere)

June 20
By Jennifer Robinson

Survey the early career of iconic detective Jane Tennison — the role played by Helen Mirren in PRIME SUSPECT. The drama rewinds to 1970s London, when Jane (Stefanie Martini) is a young probationary officer in an environment where sexism is the norm.

GREAT YELLOWSTONE THAW

GREAT YELLOWSTONE THAW

June 19
By Jennifer Robinson

Journey with Kirk Johnson to Yellowstone, where wolves, grizzlies, beavers and Great Gray owls survive one of the greatest seasonal changes on the planet. As the temperature swings 140 degrees, cameras capture how the animals cope.

Rikers: An American Jail

Rikers: An American Jail

June 19
By Jennifer Robinson

Come face to face with men and women who have endured incarceration at Rikers Island. In searing testimonials, they describe their experience from the trauma of entry to assaults and solitary confinement in this riveting documentary from Bill Moyers about the human toll of mass incarceration.

BIG PACIFIC

BIG PACIFIC

June 19
By Jennifer Robinson

Over four cinematic episodes and a “Making Of” special, BIG PACIFIC breaks boundaries between land and sea to survey the array of rare and dazzling creatures found in and around the Pacific Ocean. Actor and producer Daniel Dae Kim (HAWAII FIVE-0, LOST) narrates the series.

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