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.
A new survey shows San Diego ranks seventh among 50 U.S cities in clean tech.
The countdown is underway for U.S. Supreme Court watchers as the high court gets ready to rule on two major cases.
The plan to connect La Jolla and University City to San Diego's Trolley System has been in the works for years and some community concerns remain.
A foodie movement in San Diego is moving from beyond locally-grown and into the wild.
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UC San Diego has created an innovative academic program called the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination.
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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.