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Marissa Cabrera

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

San Diego Writers 'Reclaim' Their Stories

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Authors living in City Heights, Barrio Logan and other neighborhoods tell their stories in a new anthology that includes 19 narratives about identity, resilience and empowerment.

Monday Is The Last Day To Register To Vote In San Diego County

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Online registration forms must be completed by midnight. Paper forms must be postmarked Monday or dropped off at the registrar's office by 8 p.m.

Chula Vista District 4 Candidates Discuss Key Issues

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Former councilman Rudy Ramirez faces retired firefighter Mike Diaz in November to represent the southwestern area of Chula Vista.

District 3 Supervisor Candidates Roberts And Gaspar Discuss Key Issues

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San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts and his challenger Kristin Gaspar speak with KPBS reporter Alison St John about the issues in the race.

Native American Rock Opera Comes To San Diego

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The new production "Something Inside Is Broken" about the Nisenan Indian tribe in Northern California and how it was affected by the gold rush comes to the California Center for the Arts this weekend.

First Person: I Was Kicked Out Of The Marines Under Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

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It’s been five years since the end of the ban on gay men and women from serving openly in the military. We check in with a Marine veteran who was discharged under the policy.

San Diego Author Recounts Uncle’s Vietnam War Stories

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In his new book, “Midair," author Craig Collins talks about his fighter pilot uncle who flew more than 300 combat missions in the Vietnam War.

California Gets New Police Shooting Database

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With the ongoing debate over policing in America, the new database “URSUS” will record all police shootings and use of force incidents in the state.

Encinitas Voters To Choose New Mayor

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Mayoral candidates Catherine Blakespear and Paul Gaspar join KPBS Midday Edition to discuss their positions on the major issues facing Encinitas from new housing development to transit.

Film Explores Life And Work Of Latino Activist Willie Velasquez

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"Willie Velasquez: Your Vote Is Your Voice" airs on KPBS television Monday, October 3 at 9 p.m.

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