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Anica Colbert

Gloria Penner Fellow & Assistant Producer

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Anica Colbert is the Gloria Penner Fellow Intern, working as an assistant producer for KPBS Evening Edition. Anica also aides in producing the daily podcast, San Diego Stories and getting KPBS content to the NPR One app for local audio on demand. She has been working for KPBS as a radio technical director since 2016.

Previously, she worked at WGCU in Fort Myers, Florida, as a TV master control operator and TV production assistant. She moved to San Diego in 2015 to work for KFMB Channel 8 as a broadcast engineer. She later worked for iHeartmedia’s KOGO 600 AM as a technical director, and part-time producer for the KOGO Evening News Hour.

Anica majored in journalism at Florida Gulf Coast University in her hometown of Fort Myers. She also interned with ESPN 3’s TV production of live college basketball for the FGCU’s Eagles.

Recent Stories by Anica Colbert

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Alpine Animal Rescue Raising Awareness About Big Cats

June 11
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

Lions Tigers & Bears big cat animal rescue takes in exotic animals unsuited for zoo conservation programs, and they’re calling for public awareness and support about exotic big cats.

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Teaching Refugees, Instant Smoothies Garner Top Awards At Innovation Challenge

May 10
By Anica Colbert

In what was like a sustainable version of "Shark Tank," USD students pitched business ideas that address societal or environmental issues facing the world today.

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Business Report: S&P 500 And NASDAQ Break Records On Closings

April 26
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

"Avengers: Endgame" is expected to smash the box office this weekend, Samsung's foldable phone blunders, and there have been record-breaking closings this week on Wall Street.

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Business Report: Live Nation Buys North Park Observatory

April 22
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

Music promoters Live Nation buys the Observatory In North Park, Lyft is using San Diego Airport travelers to test a new app feature, and Apple and Qualcomm have settled their patent licensing dispute.

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San Diego Mentorship Program Helps Boys Go To College

April 11
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

The Blue Heart Foundation celebrated its graduating seniors as part of its mission to help underserved youth make it into college.

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'Lost Boy' Shares Refugee Experience And New Life In San Diego

April 8
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

One of the "Lost Boys of Sudan" resettled in the San Diego City Heights neighborhood and shares his story in a new book, which he co-authored with his mentor.

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San Diego Zoo Giant Pandas Moving To China

April 2
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

Giant pandas Bai Yun and Xiao Liwu at the San Diego Zoo are set to leave on April 27 to be repatriated to China as part of the terms of a loan agreement.

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Palomar College Film Shines Light On Sex Trafficking Survivors

March 28
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

Local student film crew earns awards of excellence ahead of the debut of their documentary featuring three survivors of sex trafficking.

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Padres Fans Hopeful About New Season At Opening Day Block Party

March 28
By Anica Colbert, Kris Arciaga

Baseball fans celebrated San Diego's opening game in San Diego's East Village.

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Alex Trebek Thanks Fans Following Cancer Diagnosis

March 14
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

Dr. Andrew M. Lowy of the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center talks with KPBS Evening Edition Ebone Monet about the statistics of pancreatic cancer.

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