Megan Burke is a producer for KPBS Midday Edition and KPBS Evening Edition. She also produced 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.
The La Jolla Symphony & Chorus has flourished under choral director David Chase, who celebrates his 40th year this season.
Long deployments are just one of the additional challenges military families face when it comes to keeping their finances straight. Nearly a third of those surveyed in new report are still resorting to high-interest pay day loans, or fall prey to predatory lending practices that trap them in a cycle of debt.
Bestselling author Amy Tan explores the world of Chinese courtesans, the relationships between mothers and daughters and themes of abandonment and identity in her new novel, "The Valley of Amazement."
The American Taxpayer Relief Act went into effect in January 2013. Several changes to the tax code could impact income deductions. IRS spokesman Raphael Tulino gives details of the changes and some end-of-the-year tax tips.
Over the last 10 years more than 100,000 people have participated in StoryCorps, making it the largest single collection of human voices.
Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. We explore his legacy in San Diego.
Former diplomat and peace-process scholar William Quandt gives background on the present peace negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians.
City of San Diego residents can hand in their ballots or go to the polls tomorrow in a special election to fill the term of former Mayor Bob Filner. We look at the latest polling and election turnout predictions.
A survey finds interesting complexities in San Diego's Latino population. KPBS and San Diego Magazine commissioned a survey to determine the range of attitudes and aspirations in the Latino community.
The American Academy of Pediatrics encourage parents to come up with a media use plan for their kids. We speak with local experts about how to set some guidelines.