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Amal Younis

Assistant News Producer and Gloria Penner Fellow - Contributor through July 2020

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Amal Younis served an assistant news producer and was the Gloria Penner Fellow at KPBS. In her role, she helped with KPBS Evening Edition and KPBS Roundtable production and editing. She was also the multimedia editor for The Daily Aztec at San Diego State University and was previously a video editor for One America News Network.

Amal is Egyptian, born and raised, and moved to the United States as an international student to attend SDSU. She is currently a journalism senior who started her journalism journey in 2017 and has found a passion for broadcast journalism ever since.

Recent Stories by Amal Younis

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San Diego Researchers Study Effect Of Pablo Escobar's Wild Hippos In Colombia

Feb. 20
By Amal Younis

The infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar’s empire included a large family zoo. When he died, he left behind many exotic animals that were eventually relocated, except for the hippos.

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Stories featuring work by Amal Younis

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Business Report: SeaWorld Gets Another New CEO

Nov. 8, 2019
By Bennett Lacy, Maya Trabulsi

This week in business: SeaWorld takes on a new CEO, its fourth in the past five years. Plus, Airbnb makes changes following Halloween rental shooting. And, Target does "Black Friday Preview" shopping throughout November.

SDSU Education Professor Luke Wood addresses st...

Black Students 'Not Surprised' By Discipline Disparity At San Diego Unified

Nov. 19, 2019
By Joe Hong

Hundreds of students, parents and educators filled the auditorium at Morse High School on Monday where they listened to San Diego State University researchers present their findings. Following the presentation, student leaders had a chance to respond.

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Lawsuit: US Border Officers Questioned Journalists At Length

Nov. 21, 2019
By Associated Press

Five American journalists sued the U.S. government Wednesday, alleging border authorities violated their First Amendment rights by inspecting their cameras and notebooks and questioning them extensively about their coverage of last year’s migrant caravan.