skip to main content









Donation Heart Ribbon

Megan Burke

Senior Producer

Photo of Megan Burke

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

16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Survivor Advocates For Forgiveness

Tease photo

Sarah Collins Rudolph was 12 years old when her sister and three friends were killed by a bomb planted by the Ku Klux Klan at a church basement in Alabama.

PETA To Announce Plan For Orca Seaside Sanctuaries

Tease photo

The animal rights group is hosting a news conference in San Diego Wednesday protesting SeaWorld's continued practice of keeping orca whales in captivity.

Poway Unified Superintendent Put On Administrative Leave

Tease photo

There's a shake-up going on in one of San Diego County's most highly regarded school districts.

Opening Of Second Pedestrian Border Crossing At San Ysidro Delayed

Tease photo

Known as Ped West, the crossing was to open in June but has been delayed until August. That's one of the announcements made after a delegation of San Diego business and government leaders visited Mexico City this week.

Life Insurance Companies Fail To Pay Out $5B In Death Benefits

Tease photo

The California Insurance Commissioner said more than $400 million in settlement has been paid to California beneficiaries alone.

Bill Aims To Help Human Trafficking Victims Make A Fresh Start

Tease photo

A bill that's advancing through the California Legislature would create a legal pathway to erase any non-violent arrest or conviction put on a person's record while he or she was a victim of human trafficking.

Report Connects Race To Higher Rates Of Suspended Licenses In California

Tease photo

A report published this week by a consortium of California civil rights groups documents racial disparities in the number of Californians whose drivers licenses were suspended because of unpaid tickets.

How Video Games Can Be A Force For Positive Change

Tease photo

Award-winning video game creator Asi Burak from Israel developed Peacemaker, a game won by peacefully resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He's giving a lecture at the University of San Diego's Joan Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice on Tuesday.

Artist Jake Shimabukuro On The Ukulele’s Significance In The Hawaiian Culture

Tease photo

Jake Shimabukuro says his mom began teaching him how to play the ukulele when he was 4. He performs Thursday night at the California Center for the Arts Escondido.

Blackouts This Summer? SDG&E, Energy Expert Weigh In

Tease photo

A massive natural gas leak last year near Los Angeles could lead to 14 days of power outages this summer in Southern California, including San Diego County.

All stories by Megan Burke ›