Marissa Cabrera is a producer for KPBS Midday Edition. More recently, she helped present local newscasts, interviews and features as the 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.
Next week voters in San Diego's southeastern neighborhoods will pick a new city council member and there's a lot at stake.
KPBS is proud to announce the One Book, One San Diego book winner for 2013: Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks.
One week before the May 21 special election, candidates for California's 80th Assembly District race to connect with voters.
A preview of San Diego's annual Cajun-fest, Gator by the Bay, with music from the band Billy Lee and the Swamp Critters.
Grammy Award Winning Soprano Susan Narucki's new production seeks to heighten public awareness about human trafficking.
Governor Jerry Brown wants to give more money to school districts that serve large numbers of poor and non-native English speakers. But critics say there may be some unintended consequences.
Mayor Filner says Monday's medical marijuana ruling does not affect his commitment to safe access to medical marijuana.
The death of Junior Seau, a year ago, put a spotlight on brain injury and added momentum to a lawsuit against the NFL.
Artistic Director, Barry Edelstein is getting ready to launch his inaugural season at The Old Globe. The season's lineup includes new musicals, award winning plays, classics and big names.
The Innocence Project at the California Western School of Law plans to march from San Diego to Sacramento to bring attention to their cases.