Megan Burke is the senior producer for KPBS Midday Edition. Her prior production credits include KPBS Evening Edition, KPBS Roundtable, and San Diego’s DNA, a two-part documentary on the region’s oldest traditions and culture using personal artifacts and oral histories of San Diegans.
Prior to joining the news staff, Megan managed several outreach campaigns including KPBS’ Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Initiative. The project included Emmy award-winning television spots, an extensive web site, local programming and events, and a statewide grant campaign. She also produced the Black History Month and Hispanic Heritage Month Local Hero Awards Ceremonies from 2002-2008.
Megan has been with KPBS since 1999 and has a journalism degree from San Diego State University.
Recent Stories by Megan Burke
A long-term investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has led to one of the nation's largest seizures of fentanyl and a federal indictment against three alleged traffickers, federal prosecutors in San Diego announced Monday.
My First Day is a podcast produced through the KPBS Explore project, an initiative to bring original content from and about the San Diego community.
A plan to build more than 2,000 new homes in the hills north of San Marcos is now open for public review. An 8,000 page environmental review has been released and the public has 60 days to respond.
Speaking Thursday at UC San Diego's Institute of the America's annual energy conference, Sempra Vice President Patrick Lee said the technology exists today for a total reliance on renewable energy.
- May 22
- By Megan Burke
Before all the pomp and circumstance of high school commencement ceremonies in June, a small group of San Diego high school seniors will celebrate another graduation, from foster care.
- May 3
- By Megan Burke
Journalist Susannah Meadows wrote about her son's miraculous recovery, and the stories of others who refused to give up hope in the face of daunting medical challenges, in a new book.
The Los Angeles Times Friday published the final installment of a weeklong series of editorials laying out a blistering critique of the presidency and personality of Donald Trump.
In response to an inquiry from the San Diego City Council, Mayor Kevin Faulconer gave his clearest indication yet that the city will not participate in any attempt to deputize local law enforcement as Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
Baja California's governor is expected to declare a state of emergency in response to last month's massive sewage spill in the Tijuana River.
They're collecting signatures and some even plan to show up at the San Diego City Council meeting on Tuesday to ask for a change to the city code.