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Megan Burke

Senior Producer

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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

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer: Local Police Will Not Act As Immigration Agents

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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.

South Bay Mayors Call For Prioritizing Tijuana Sewage Infrastructure Funding After Massive Spill

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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.

Many Buskers Want San Diego To Change Rules Of The Game

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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.

With All This Rain, Can We Go Back To Gardening The Way We Used To?

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The answer is no, but what does the abundance of rain mean for the health of plant life? How can gardeners make the most of the wet weather?

US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky To Perform At Point Loma Writer's Symposium

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Pinsky and members of the Point Loma Nazarene University Jazz Combo preview their performance Tuesday on Midday Edition.

Town Halls Not On The Agenda Of Most Local Congressional Reps

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Members of the grassroots movement Indivisible have been calling on the members of Congress to host town hall-style meetings in order to hear constituents' concerns about the policies of the Trump administration.

From The Dakota Access Pipeline To The Border Wall, Series Explores Disputes Over Sacred Indian Lands

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KJZZ Fronteras News Desk reporter Laurel Morales discusses how producing the "Earth + Bone" series changed the way she looks at what is sacred.

Research At The Salk Institute Suggests Simple Nutrient Support May Help Cure Infections

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When we get sick, oftentimes we don't feel like taking a shower, we might just sleep all day long and we aren't even hungry -- a newly published study by a team of researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies looks at how that loss of appetite may affect our ability to get well.

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum Premieres Chinese Typewriter Exhibit

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The machines, which were first made around the turn of the 20th century, are a technological marvel since the Chinese language has more than 70,000 characters and no alphabet.

First Person: Encinitas Woman Uses Tibetan Bowls As Healing Tool

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Encinitas resident Diáne Mandle uses sound to help others reduce their pain and stress. She is a sound healer and creates percussive sounds by playing Tibetan bowls.

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