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.
Economists are warning that there are signs that housing prices are going up a little too high, a little too quickly.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors has taken the first step to streamline the county's adoption process.
The San Diego County Farm Bureau is offering a behind-the-scenes look at how your food and flowers are grown. It's the bureau's fourth annual Farm Day Tour and it's coming up this Saturday.
With the announcement that Southern California Edison will shut down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station for good, attention now turns to the cost of decommissioning and disposal of nuclear waste.
South Bay leaders rally today to keep business enterprise zones. Critics, including California Governor Jerry Brown have said the zones are not creating enough jobs.
Debating the great issues of the day while drinking craft beer in San Diego. It's not just a dream anymore.
The ACLU announces a project dedicated to upholding civil rights at the border. The new Border Litigation Project will monitor border protection agencies. And, a new lawsuit accuses the Department of Homeland Security of violating the rights of people in detention.
A visit to San Diego by StoryCorps kicks off today at the USS Midway Museum. The Military Voices Initiative will record the memories of veterans and their families.
Academy-award winning director James Cameron will step from behind the camera to accept a science award at Scripps. Cameron will be honored for his record-setting DeepSea Challenge.
Having a home in the path of a wildfire doesn't necessarily mean that your home will burn. Fire scientists say increasing ignition resistance of houses based on non-flammable roofs and cleaning up around your home can make a huge difference.