Alison St John currently serves as a general assignment reporter and occasionally co-hosts KPBS Midday Edition. She fell in love with KPBS Radio when she arrived in San Diego in 1985 and first heard NPR. She has been a voice on KPBS Radio since 1989, and has served as a news reporter for radio, TV and the web, as well as anchoring, hosting, producing and editing. Alison has reported on stories about North County and was based in the KPBS' North County Bureau. Alison covered the metro beat during the critical period of the San Diego City pension crisis, and the education beat while Alan Bersin was the controversial Superintendent of San Diego City School District. She covered health when the industry was converting to managed care and told welfare reform stories in the late 1990s when Clinton was “ending welfare as we know it.” She has covered land use issues extensively, looking at the challenges of meeting a growing population while preserving community character, and developing a better transportation system to meet environmental concerns. She has done many stories on the military in San Diego, and the series she edited on the challenges veterans face returning from active duty to civilian life won “Best of Show” from the San Diego Society of Professional Journalists. She occasionally hosts the KPBS Roundtable and KPBS Midday Edition. Alison has won awards from the San Diego Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Associated Press TV and Radio Association, and the California Golden Mike Awards. Alison was born in Tanzania, brought up in Scotland, and earned her degree in psychology and sociology from Durham University in England. Her postgraduate diploma is in student counseling. She worked in England, Nigeria, Switzerland, Belgium, India, and Japan before moving to the United States in 1981. She now lives in Oceanside and enjoys how her community is growing and changing.
Nick is a life-long San Diegan who enjoys the thrill of breaking news and delivering balanced information to the community. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003 with a degree in American history and a focus on Hispanic studies and communication, Nick became an assignment editor at XETV/FOX 6 (now a CW affiliate) in San Diego. In 2006, he joined KPBS Radio as a producer for These Days. He produced several special programs, including an examination into immigration, religion, and security during a post-9/11 world. He was also an associate producer on the weekly opinion program, Editors Roundtable. The following year, he transitioned to the KPBS newsroom as producer for the award-winning morning drive program, Morning Edition. He loves waking up early to deliver the news to the intelligent KPBS audience. When he's not burying his head in news, Nick enjoys playing golf and getting too competitive on the indoor soccer field.
Many people remember Pamela Davis as the anchor for the number one weekend newscast on KFMB, channel 8. While at channel 8, she covered many national stories and was featured as a correspondent on CNN, HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel and the CBS news magazine 48 Hours. In addition to covering the top stories, her weekly franchise "Adopt 8" featuring children in the foster care system drew a huge amount of community support. As a result, nearly 300 children were placed into permanent homes. She went from Channel 8 to Denver, Colorado to anchor Fox 31's Good Day Colorado. In the first year of the newscast, she was recognized by her peers with a nomination for best local anchor. Pamela is the proud mom of two college-aged children. Her daughter Lindsay attends Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and her son Jordan attends the University of Miami.