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Marissa Cabrera

News Producer

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

How To Cope With The Holiday Blues

The holidays are a great time to be with family and friends, but sometimes an unwelcome guest drops in: depression.

Chef Bernard Guillas Shares Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas

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Chef Bernard of the Marine Room restaurant in La Jolla will answer questions about cooking, entertaining and all-around enjoying the holidays.

What Charlie Sheen's Revelation Means For HIV Stigma In San Diego

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San Diego County has the third largest number of HIV and AIDS cases in California.

San Diego Researchers Join Pancreatic Cancer 'Dream Team'

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A $12 million effort aims to find new ways to treat and slow the growth of pancreatic cancer.

War Dog’s Tale: Film Follows Navy SEAL, German Shepherd

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The film "SEAL Dog" tells the story of the unusual relationship between Trevor Maroshek and a German Shepherd known as Chopper, on and off the battlefield.

How Mexico Court’s Ruling On Marijuana Affects The Drug War

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Amid the violent drug war in Mexico, that has led to the killing and disappearance of tens of thousand of people, justices opened the door to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

San Diego Advocates Offer Advice On Caring For Relatives With Dementia

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An estimated 60,000 people are living with Alzheimer's or some form of dementia in San Diego County.

University Of San Diego Forum Examines Global Refugee Crisis

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The situation in Syria and Europe is considered the biggest refugee crisis since World War II. A public forum asks whether the world should be more prepared for the population upheavals that come with war.

San Diego Groups Debate Stricter Gun Control Laws

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Amid a push to tighten gun laws, a new gun rights group in San Diego and the Brady Campaign discuss proposed gun legislation.

Dumanis: Reduce Prison Population But Protect Public

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San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis is part of a national group of law enforcement officials that aims to reduce the number of people behind bars.

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