News Producer, KPBS Midday Edition
Marissa Cabrera is a producer for KPBS Midday Edition and had previously served as a Newscast Producer for KPBS' Morning Edition.
Before joining KPBS she reported on Vatican affairs, social, and cultural issues in Rome, Italy. She also contributed to a documentary on sex abuse in the Catholic Church.
Marissa has worked as a multimedia journalist at various news stations in San Diego and Monterey as well as Columbia, Missouri.
Marissa graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism.
Recent Stories by Marissa Cabrera
Despite news reports that may suggest otherwise, Andrew Selee of the Migration Policy Institute, writes in his new book that Mexico and the United States are more connected than ever before: culturally, economically and politically.
The San Diego Bike Coalition will host panels and workshops on strategies to improve bicycling in the region. The three-day conference kicks off Thursday at the Museum of Photographic Arts.
The mayor’s plan would allow homeowners to rent their home for up to 6 months and a second property year round. The city council will take up the proposal July 16.
Bruce Arena, the former coach of the U.S. men's national soccer team, will be speaking about his new book, “What’s Wrong With US?,” Thursday at Warwick’s in La Jolla.
Nicole Ramos, an immigration attorney with the Tijuana-based group Al Otro Lado, says the large majority of asylum seekers she works with are fleeing domestic and gang violence in Central America.
Caron Golden of the food blog, San Diego Food Stuff, and chef Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins share some of their favorite summer grilling recipes.
Sebastian Slovin was just 6 years old when his father took his own life. In his new memoir, “Ashes in the Ocean,” Slovin chronicles his experience living through and learning from his father’s suicide.
CaregiverSD.com is a new website with information, resources and support for the nearly 650,000 family caregivers living in San Diego County.
Who won, who lost and who's moving on to the general election in November? Wednesday's KPBS Midday Edition has a primary election roundup. Some results were predictable, while some were surprising.
The tariffs on imported metals from Mexico, Canada and the European Union are expected to affect several key industries including the local shipbuilding and construction industries.