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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

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.

First Person: Why I Became A Police Officer

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Kofi Agyeman, 30, shares his experience as a young black police officer in San Diego County.

Renters, Homebuyers Feeling Squeezed In San Diego

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San Diegans are spending a larger share of their paychecks on housing, whether they're renting or looking to buy a home.

South Bay Roundup: Chula Vista Wants To Crack Down On Illegal Pot Shops

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Robert Moreno, reporter at The Star News joins us for an update on the issues making headlines in San Diego's South Bay.

New Center Aims To Curb School To Prison Pipeline

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The Center for Community Cohesion is a partnership between the San Diego-based National Conflict Resolution Center, local law enforcement and the San Diego Unified School District.

San Diego Native Tribes Rally Against North Dakota Oil Pipeline

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A rally is scheduled for Saturday across the street from Belmont Park in Mission Beach.

Event Brings Baja Wines North Of The Border

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Admirers of Mexican reds, whites and blends are often unable to find any bottles on this side of the border. But that's changing.

‘What The F’: UC San Diego Professor On Why People Swear

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Linguist and cognitive expert Benjamin Bergen breaks down profanity into four categories: religious, sexual, bodily functions and slurs. His new book is titled “What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves.”

Why Rape Kits Go Untested In San Diego

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The San Diego Police Department says it has about 2,400 rape kits that have not been sent to the crime lab to be analyzed.

First Person: How I Became A First-Generation College Student

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Daniel Noriega, 18, will be the first person in his family to go to college. He's attending San Diego State University this fall.

All stories by Marissa Cabrera ›