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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

Starbucks Food Recovery Program Helps Bridge Hunger Gap In San Diego

Starbucks Food Recovery Program Helps Bridge Hunger Gap In San Diego

July 26
By Kenny Goldberg

Every day in San Diego, restaurants throw out an enormous amount of food. Starbucks is bucking that trend.

Measures Targeting Prescription Drug Prices Still Alive In Californ...

Measures Targeting Prescription Drug Prices Still Alive In California Legislature

July 7
By Kenny Goldberg

A key committee in the state Senate has approved a package of three measures targeting prescription drug costs. Two other bills with the same purpose are also under consideration.

Statewide Testing Reveals Canned Foods From Ethnic Markets May Be R...

Statewide Testing Reveals Canned Foods From Ethnic Markets May Be Risky

July 6
By Kenny Goldberg

A consumer watchdog group said a high percentage of canned foods sold in Asian specialty stores contain the chemical BPA.

California Faces Financial Pain If Senate Health Bill Passes: State...

California Faces Financial Pain If Senate Health Bill Passes: State Report

July 3
By Kenny Goldberg

California faces a major budget shortfall if the Senate health bill passes, according to a new state analysis.

Cost Of Vaping Goes Up Again In California

Cost Of Vaping Goes Up Again In California

June 30
By Kenny Goldberg

For the second time in the last three months, the price of vaping is going up in California.

Sharp Mesa Vista Makeover Will Increase Patient Care Space, Add Saf...

Sharp Mesa Vista Makeover Will Increase Patient Care Space, Add Safety Enhancements

June 27
By Kenny Goldberg

Sharp Mesa Vista will spend $4 million to renovate its treatment area for children.

Deep Partisan Divide Remains Over Affordable Care Act In California

Deep Partisan Divide Remains Over Affordable Care Act In California

June 20
By Kenny Goldberg

A new statewide poll finds support for the Affordable Care Act has reached record highs in California, but there remains a significant partisan divide.

San Diegans Share Their Stories Of Surviving Cancer

San Diegans Share Their Stories Of Surviving Cancer

June 19
By Kenny Goldberg

Dozens of people who were diagnosed with cancer shared their stories of survival at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla on Monday.

Workplace Violence: Can Employers Do More To Prevent It?

Workplace Violence: Can Employers Do More To Prevent It?

June 15
By Kenny Goldberg

A San Diego expert on threat assessment believes employers can do more to prevent workplace violence.

California Doctors Feeling Sick About New State Budget

California Doctors Feeling Sick About New State Budget

June 14
By Kenny Goldberg

Doctors say they are getting a raw deal in the new state budget crafted by California lawmakers.

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