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Arielle "Kai" Taramasco
Arielle (Kai) Taramasco joins the KPBS newsroom after covering local and international news as a broadcast journalist in San Diego. She began her career interning as a surf photographer with Zak Noyle in her native Hawaii before studying abroad with Semester At Sea. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in multimedia journalism from Point Loma Nazarene University.
Her work has since been featured in Honolulu Star Advertiser, FreeSurf Magazine and The Buttonwood Tree. She’s also won an award for creative media from the San Diego Society of Professional Journalists.