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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


San Diego Transgender Teen Shares Struggle With Gender Identity

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As part of a series of interviews on KPBS Midday Edition about gender identity issues, 14-year old Sam Moehlig of Rancho Bernardo talks about what it's like to grow up transgender in San Diego.

California's New Paid Sick Leave Law Goes Into Effect July 1

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About 6.5 million workers in California are expected to benefit from a new paid sick leave law authored by a San Diego lawmaker.

The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble Plays Sound Of San Diego

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The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble has a new self-titled debut album featuring laid back, soulful vibes with song titles like "Strolling Adams" and "City Heights."


Clinic Helps San Diego Transgender Youth

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Rady Children's Gender Management Clinic opened in 2012. Since then, doctors have seen 80 children with gender identity issues.

'We're Out Of Time' — So Says Chargers Stadium Spokesman

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There is nothing left that the city of San Diego can do to solve the stadium issue before the NFL owners vote on whether to allow the Chargers to move to Los Angeles, team spokesman Mark Fabiani told KPBS Midday Edition on Thursday.

San Diego County Restaurant Workers Report Wage Theft

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A new study finds that some of the 125,700 restaurant workers in San Diego County are getting short-changed on their earnings.

New Analysis Sheds Light On Suicide Rate Among Female Veterans

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs analyzed a decade of suicide data and found female veterans commit suicide at nearly six times the rate of other women.

New Exhibition At San Diego Natural History Museum Explores Ancient Maya

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Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed opens Friday and runs through January 2016.

New Book Explores California’s Pension Crisis

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"California Dreaming" by economist Lawrence McQuillan, a senior fellow at the Independent Institute, explains the origins of the state pension crisis and offers solutions.

San Diego Blogger Releases New Book On Sensitivity

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As a San Diego blog helps others understand life as a "highly sensitive person." Researchers are studying the HSP personality trait to see if it is also genetic.

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