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Nate John

Innovation Specialist

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Nate John manages products and projects for the innovation team that pertain to news and on-demand media.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in religious studies at SDSU. His favorite projects focused on religion in media.

He's had a lot of jobs at KPBS, serving as its first newsroom coordinator, then the first innovation specialist. During pledge, Nate steps in as on-air talent for TV and radio. He also served as news director for SDSU’s campus radio station and works on his own independent podcast.

With experience in TV, audio and the web, Nate enjoys working with any tool that helps people devour great stories. He also loves hiking, camping, breakfast food, and binging great TV.

Nate accepts proposals for "game changing" cloud solutions on behalf of Jim Tinsky.

Recent Stories by Nate John

Smugglers Use SENTRI Drivers To Move Drugs Across San Diego Border

Smugglers Use SENTRI Drivers To Move Drugs Across San Diego Border

Jan. 26
By Associated Press, Nate John

The most trusted border-crossers are unknowingly bringing illegal drugs into the United States at the San Diego border with Mexico.

How Do San Diegans Tell It's Winter?

How Do San Diegans Tell It's Winter?

Dec. 22
By Nate John

With no snow or freezing temperatures to mark the occasion, some San Diegans look to the ocean for seasonal markers.

3-D Printers Add Dimension To The College Experience

3-D Printers Add Dimension To The College Experience

Nov. 28
By Nate John

SDSU's Love Library will soon have an open, free 3-D printing studio. The goal: to get students hooked on the technology and materialize their ideas.

Solar Eclipse Captivates San Diegans

Solar Eclipse Captivates San Diegans

Oct. 22
By Nate John

The solar eclipse captured the attention of San Diegans Thursday. We have their pictures and comments here.

Comic-Con 2014: A Crossplay Haven

Comic-Con 2014: A Crossplay Haven

Aug. 1
By Nate John

San Diego's Comic-Con weakens the knees of nerds, geeks, TV addicts and comic enthusiasts around the globe. But the event also makes waves as a premier venue for costume play — or "cosplay." Some players even venture beyond their own gender to thrill attendees. And I found them.

How A Quadriplegic Man Of San Diego And Sweden Views The World

How A Quadriplegic Man Of San Diego And Sweden Views The World

Nov. 18
By Nate John

David Thulin, a dual citizen of Sweden and the United States, flies across the world to capture architectural beauty as he sees it -- from a wheelchair. This is his story.

Review: 'Don Jon'

Review: 'Don Jon'

Oct. 1
By Nate John

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial quasi-debut opened September 27 through out San Diego. It's about love, sex, and porn. (You probably shouldn't read this at work.) Guest critic Nate John has a review.

Review: 'You're Next'

Review: 'You're Next'

Aug. 23
By Nate John

"You're Next" opens in San Diego August 23. It's a frightful mess. Guest critic Nate John has a review.

Review: 'Jobs'

Review: 'Jobs'

Aug. 14
By Nate John

All the ingenuity and creativity of Apple... tossed aside for a generic, listless biopic. The Steve Jobs film, "Jobs," opens everywhere August 16.

Review: 'The Lone Ranger'

Review: 'The Lone Ranger'

July 4
By Nate John

"The Lone Ranger" opens in San Diego July 3. Guest critic Nate John has a review of this classic remade.

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