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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

The Reformation: This Changed Everything

The Reformation: This Changed Everything

Aug. 22
By Jennifer Robinson

Almost 500 years have passed since Martin Luther wrote his Ninety-five Theses and launched the Protestant Reformation. Narrated by British actor David Suchet, the three-part documentary explores the history of the Reformation, its impact on 16th century Europe, and its continuing influence on modern Christianity.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Wightwick Manor 2

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Wightwick Manor 2

Aug. 22
By Jennifer Robinson

Discoveries include two drawings made by one of Britain's greatest artists, JMW Turner, including one found recently in the manor itself. Also see objects once owned by the last survivor of the Titanic which were sold to pay for the cost of care home accommodation. A collector brings in examples from his hundreds of posters celebrating the spaghetti western.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Polesden Lacey

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Polesden Lacey

Aug. 22
By Jennifer Robinson

In this opening episode, curios on show include an object originally created as a deterrent for rats that is now worth a small fortune, and a glove believed to have belonged to Elizabeth I.

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Eugene Onegin

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Eugene Onegin

Aug. 21
By Jennifer Robinson

Anna Netrebko stars as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, with Peter Mattei as the title character who rejects her love. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Onegin’s friend-turned-rival, Lenski, with Elena Maximova as Tatiana’s sister, Olga, and Štefan Kocán as Prince Gremin. Robin Ticciati conducts.

THE VIETNAM WAR (New Series Premiere From Ken Burns)

THE VIETNAM WAR (New Series Premiere From Ken Burns)

Aug. 17
By Jennifer Robinson

THE VIETNAM WAR is a 10 part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. An immersive 360-degree narrative, the series tells the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film.

The Farthest - Voyager In Space

The Farthest - Voyager In Space

Aug. 16
By Jennifer Robinson

Launched in 1977, NASA's epic Voyager missions revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and their spectacular moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age.

The Editor And The Dragon: Horace Carter Fights The Klan

The Editor And The Dragon: Horace Carter Fights The Klan

Aug. 16
By Jennifer Robinson

Narrated by Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman, “The Editor And The Dragon” tells the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning publisher Horace Carter (1921-2009) and his bold reporting on the Ku Klux Klan in the pre-Civil Rights era.

Distinguished Wings Over Vietnam

Distinguished Wings Over Vietnam

Aug. 15
By Jennifer Robinson

The film tells the honest, personal accounts of four combat pilots during the Vietnam War. From helicopters to jets, these men reveal how they felt risking their lives in a war that was confusing and unpopular, to say the least.

POV: Tribal Justice

POV: Tribal Justice

Aug. 15
By Jennifer Robinson

Follow two Native-American judges who reach back to traditional concepts of justice in order to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety for their communities and create a more positive future for their youth.

NOVA: Eclipse Over America

NOVA: Eclipse Over America

Aug. 11
By Jennifer Robinson

Join scientists and citizens alike as they observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the U.S. mainland in more than a generation. Discover the storied history of eclipse science and follow current, cutting-edge research into the solar corona.

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