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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

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.

'Scanxiety': The Fear And Anxiety Of Cancer Screenings

'Scanxiety': The Fear And Anxiety Of Cancer Screenings

Oct. 5
By Kenny Goldberg

There is a name for the fear and anguish cancer patients experience when they face their periodic screenings: "scanxiety."

Community Clinics Falling Off Financial Cliff After Congress Fails ...

Community Clinics Falling Off Financial Cliff After Congress Fails To Approve Funds

Oct. 4
By Kenny Goldberg

While members of Congress were trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act last week, they missed an important deadline to fund community clinics.

Expert: Could Be Some Time Before San Diego Hep A Outbreak Peaks

Expert: Could Be Some Time Before San Diego Hep A Outbreak Peaks

Sept. 28
By Kenny Goldberg

A prominent infectious disease specialist says a particular feature of the hepatitis A virus is hampering efforts to control the outbreak.

General Public Considered At Low Risk In Hepatitis A Outbreak

General Public Considered At Low Risk In Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 18
By Kenny Goldberg

Amidst San Diego's outbreak of hepatitis A, doctors say some simple steps can help prevent its spread.

Community Clinics Facing Financial Cliff

Community Clinics Facing Financial Cliff

Sept. 18
By Kenny Goldberg

A bulk of the federal money community clinics rely on will run out at the end of the month, unless Congress takes action.

Senate Republicans Make Last-Ditch ACA Repeal Effort

Senate Republicans Make Last-Ditch ACA Repeal Effort

Sept. 14
By Kenny Goldberg

Republicans in the Senate have introduced yet another attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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