As a video journalist, Kris works with a team of news producers and reporters to shoot and edit news packages used in KPBS Evening Edition.
Kris began his professional career volunteering at KOCT in Oceanside where he received training in all areas of production and news gathering. As a news photographer at KUSI and Fox 6 San Diego, he learned techniques to help hone his craft of visual storytelling.
Kris graduated with a BA in visual arts from Cal State San Marcos with a focus on film and television.
Outside of news gathering, he enjoys surfing, live music and discovering new restaurants.
Recent Stories by Kris Arciaga
Actress Kate Burton is probably best known for her film role in "Big Trouble in Little China" and her TV roles in "Scandal" and "Grey’s Anatomy." Currently she stars as Prospera in the Old Globe Theatre’s gender-swapped production of Shakespeare’s "The Tempest."
La Jolla Playhouse just opened a new play by Robert Askins called "The Squirrels" and things have gotten a bit squirrelly.
- June 8
- By Kris Arciaga
Wonderspaces returns to San Diego Friday, shining a spotlight on 15 interactive works of art from around the world. The pop-up museum at the B Street Cruise Terminal at the Port of San Diego will run through the summer.
The San Diego Symphony will present Carl Dreyer's 1928 silent classic "The Passion of Joan of Arc" this Saturday as part of its Fox Theatre Film Series. The music collective Luscious Noise will perform live as the film plays at Copley Hall.
- April 6
- By Kris Arciaga
Students are growing more than vegetables and fruits at Second Chance Youth Garden in City Heights, which offers them a chance to explore careers and develop job skills.
Sometimes art emphasizes escape over enlightenment. Such is the case with San Diego Opera’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s "The Pirates of Penzance."
This year the San Diego County Fair at Del Mar offered a tour of the Eco Learning Lab, which provides hands-on environmental education to the community.
A samurai rabbit and ninja turtles will be meeting up yet again after decades apart for a new IDW comic book coming out in July. To celebrate the reunion, IDW is bringing “Usagi Yojimbo” creator Stan Sakai and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT)” co-creator Kevin Eastman together tonight at Comic Art Gallery in Liberty Station.
Write Out Loud regularly performs at Cygnet Theatre but on Tuesday it will present “Fractured Fairy Tales,” a piece designed to compliment Cygnet’s current production “Shockheaded Peter,” which is a collection of stories about naughty children and misguided parents.
Something big is coming to theNAT, it is Ultimate Dinosaurs, but you will not find the dinosaurs you learned about as a kid. Instead, it is a whole new crop of dinos from the Southern Hemisphere that you may not have seen before.