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Megan Burke


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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.

Recent Stories

How Your Smartphone Is Changing Modern Medicine

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Eric Topol is out with a book outlining the cutting-edge technology of digital medicine. The book is called "The Patient Will See You Now: The Future of Medicine is in Your Hands."

Are We Living In The Golden Age Of Book Publishing?

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The 31st annual San Diego State University Writers' Conference is this weekend. The keynote address focuses on changing the world of publishing.

The Value Of The Colorado River In Dollars And Cents

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The Colorado River generates $1.4 trillion in economic activity — making the shrinking water levels an economic issue for California.

A Discussion On The Motivations Behind The Paris Terror Attacks

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The shootings in Paris last week renewed questions about the challenges nations face in identifying terrorist threats and preventing attacks.

'San Diego's Historic Places' Looks Back To 1915 Expo

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The KPBS-TV series "San Diego's Historic Places" is devoting a whole six-part series to the evolution of Balboa Park.

How A Little Rainfall Can Turn Into A Bountiful Resource

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Brad Lancaster, author of the book, "Rainwater Harvesting for Dry Lands and Beyond" is giving a lecture in San Diego about strategies for harvesting natural resources such as rainwater and greywater.

San Diego County's Meth Problem Not Going Away

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If you think the meth problem in San Diego is a thing of the past, a new Meth Strike Force report card says otherwise.

San Diego's Cuban-Americans Respond To Effort To Revive U.S.-Cuba Relations

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President Barack Obama's announcement on Wednesday sparked debate across the country. Now, local Cuban-Americans share their reactions.

Tips For Winter Gardening In California

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All of this rain reminded us that we are approaching the time of year when it is best to plant native species.

San Diego's Rep. Vargas On The Budget Bill, Homeland Security, Salton Sea

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Democratic Rep. Juan Vargas was the only member of San Diego County's congressional delegation to vote against the government spending bill, which the House approved last week and the Senate passed over the weekend.

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