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Brooke Ruth

News Producer, KPBS Midday Edition

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Brooke Ruth is a producer for KPBS Midday Edition. She previously served as a web producer at KPBS.

Before joining KPBS, Brooke was a web editor for four newspapers and a local television station. She began her career in news at the Imperial Valley Press. She has also been part of the web teams at the Napa Valley Register, North County Times, and U-T San Diego. While pursuing her undergraduate degree at UCLA in psychology, she worked on the student newspaper, the Daily Bruin.

Recent Stories by Brooke Ruth

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Documentary On Art Accessibility To Be Screened At Writer's Symposium

Feb. 14
By Brooke Ruth

“More Art Upstairs” will be screened on Monday, Feb. 18, as part of the 24th Annual Writer's Symposium by the Sea at Point Loma Nazarene University.

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San Diego Students To Hold Town Hall On Gun Violence Prevention

Feb. 14
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The town hall meeting will take place Friday at 5:30 p.m. at Canyon Crest Academy’s Proscenium Theater in Carmel Valley. The community discussion is called "Seeking Solutions In A Polarized World."

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Q&A: Changes To Tax Law

Feb. 12
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Tax filing season is in full swing. But this is not a typical tax season for several reasons. The new tax law is proving confusing for many.

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San Diego County Biodiversity Threatened By Climate Change

Feb. 11
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Michael Wall, vice president of science and conservation at The Nat, will give a Nat Talk on the state of biodiversity in the region Tuesday night.

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Test Your Assumptions With UC San Diego Citizen Science Online Tool

Feb. 6
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

A new online tool, developed by UC San Diego researchers called Galileo, encourages citizen scientists to test their intuitions by asking a question, designing an experiment and recruiting participants to prove or disprove their hypothesis.

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New Leader Of Congressional Task Force On San Onofre Safety Says Nuclear Power Risks Too Great

Feb. 4
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Greg Jaczko, the former head of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, now says the risks involved with nuclear power are just too great.

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San Diego County Police Unions Sue Over New State Transparency Law

Feb. 1
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

A new transparency law, Senate Bill 1421, went into effect in January and grants the public access to department documents on police shootings and officer misconduct.

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'The Hour Of Great Mercy' Has World Premiere At Diversionary Theatre Thursday

Jan. 31
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

An unbearable tragedy, the hope of reconciliation and forbidden love — all under an icy, Alaskan sky. That's the story that unfolds in the world premiere production of "The Hour of Great Mercy."

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A Dozen Tijuana Surgery Patients Contract Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

Jan. 29
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Health reporter Lena Sun investigated this story for The Washington Post. She reported that at least eight of the patients had surgeries at one hospital in Tijuana.

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First Person: From Living In Car With 3 Children To A Home

Jan. 28
By Brooke Ruth

Lola Cheatham and her family were homeless for four years. In December, that changed. She moved into an apartment with her three daughters and their father with the help of rapid rehousing funds from the San Diego Housing Commission.

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