Carissa CasaresNews Producer
Carissa Casares produces arts and culture segments and contributes web posts for KPBS Midday Edition. She graduated in 2009 from San Diego State University with a degree in journalism and a minor in English. At SDSU she was a regular contributor to the on-campus newspaper, The Daily Aztec. Her freelance work has been published in San Diego CityBeat, San Diego Uptown News, the Urbanist and Pacific San Diego Magazine. Carissa is a San Diego native.
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