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Kenny Goldberg

Health Reporter

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Kenny Goldberg covers health for KPBS.

Kenny reports on a wide range of health topics and has done international reporting on HIV and AIDS.

His radio and television work has garnered three Golden Mike awards, Best in Show from the Society of Professional Journalists, and numerous other honors. He has also been awarded fellowships from the New York Times Foundation and the National Press Foundation.

In addition to his work for KPBS, Kenny is a frequent contributor to the California Report, heard on public radio stations throughout California.

A Seattle native, Kenny graduated from the University of Washington, and began his broadcasting career in the news departments of KOGO and KSDO in San Diego.

In his spare time, Kenny loves to practice tai chi, hike, and travel with his wife, Angela.

Recent Stories by Kenny Goldberg

California Smokers' Helpline Marks 25th Anniversary

California Smokers' Helpline Marks 25th Anniversary

Nov. 16
By Kenny Goldberg

A San Diego-based toll-free phone line designed to help smokers kick the habit is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Opioid Epidemic Prompting Changes In San Diego Emergency Rooms

Opioid Epidemic Prompting Changes In San Diego Emergency Rooms

Nov. 9
By Kenny Goldberg

The epidemic of opioid abuse is prompting physicians to rethink their prescribing habits, especially in hospital emergency rooms.

San Diego Conference Addresses Epidemic Of Opioid-Related Deaths

San Diego Conference Addresses Epidemic Of Opioid-Related Deaths

Nov. 8
By Kenny Goldberg

The epidemic of opioid-related deaths is the topic of a two-day conference in San Diego this week.

Scripps Health Modernization Plan Includes New Hillcrest Hospital

Scripps Health Modernization Plan Includes New Hillcrest Hospital

Nov. 7
By Kenny Goldberg

Scripps Health plans to launch a massive $2.6 billion makeover of its health care system.

Covered California Official Says Exchange Is Alive And Well

Covered California Official Says Exchange Is Alive And Well

Oct. 31
By Kenny Goldberg

Despite President Trump's attacks on the Affordable Care Act, Covered California is alive and well as it enters the open enrollment season.

Growing Number Of Babies Born Addicted To Opioids

Growing Number Of Babies Born Addicted To Opioids

Oct. 27
By Kenny Goldberg

The epidemic of opioid abuse is affecting an increasing number of defenseless victims: newborn babies.

Time Running Out For Children's Health Insurance Program

Time Running Out For Children's Health Insurance Program

Oct. 19
By Kenny Goldberg

California will soon run out of federal funds for the Children's Health Insurance Program, called CHIP, unless Congress acts soon.

California Sues To Block Trump's Executive Orders On Health Care

California Sues To Block Trump's Executive Orders On Health Care

Oct. 17
By Kenny Goldberg

California is joining 17 other states in a lawsuit challenging President Trump's executive orders on the Affordable Care Act.

Surviving The 2007 Wildfires: After Suffering Critical Burns, Firef...

Surviving The 2007 Wildfires: After Suffering Critical Burns, Firefighter Finds A New Life

Oct. 16
By Kenny Goldberg

Ten years after she nearly burned to death in the Harris Fire, former firefighter Brooke Linman is ready for her closeup.

Roundtable: Mass Shootings, 'Categate,' Transparency Law, Jury Tria...

Roundtable: Mass Shootings, 'Categate,' Transparency Law, Jury Trial For Homeless Man

Oct. 6
By Kenny Goldberg, Pat Finn

Another mass shooting in America. Same aftermath? The leaker of a confidential memo comes forward. A city law meant to increase transparency gets a boost. A homeless man gets a jury trial for sleeping on the street.

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