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Christopher Underwood

Web Producer

Christopher Underwood is a web producer for KPBS.

Prior to joining KPBS, Chris worked for KFMB for two years as their digital editor. In that role, he was responsible for covering breaking news online, writing web stories, copy editing and managing the stations website and mobile app.

Chris holds a B.A. in radio and television broadcasting from San Francisco State University.

Recent Stories by Christopher Underwood

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Rep. Duncan Hunter's Wife, Margaret, Changes Plea In Corruption Case

June 12
By Christopher Underwood

Margaret Hunter, the wife of Congressman Duncan Hunter, who was co-indicted on corruption charges last year, has agreed to change her plea of not guilty and is scheduled to appear in federal court Thursday morning.

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Midterm Elections Cheat Sheet: 10 Things You Need To Know

Oct. 31, 2018
By Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez Lima Brandao

You probably have a lot of questions about voting. Am I registered? How can I vote? Where do I go to vote? Don't worry — KPBS has put together this cheat sheet in hopes of answering some of the most common election-related questions.

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California General Election 2018: Where Do Candidates Stand On Big Issues?

Oct. 30, 2018
By Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez Lima Brandao

KPBS partnered with the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund to ask state, county and citywide candidates running for public office where they stand on some of the most contentious issues.

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Election Day Cheat Sheet: 10 Things To Know

June 1, 2018
By Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez Lima Brandao

You probably have a lot of questions about voting. Am I registered? How can I vote? Where can I vote? Don't worry — KPBS has put together this cheat sheet in hopes of answering some of the most common election-related questions.

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San Diego Election 2018: Where Do Candidates Stand On Big Issues?

May 24, 2018
By Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez Lima Brandao

KPBS partnered with the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF) to ask state, county and citywide candidates running for public office this year where they stand on some of the most contentious issues.

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Scripps Opioid Program Aims To Prevent Next Wave Of Addiction

April 17, 2018
By Christopher Underwood

In response to a nationwide opioid epidemic, Scripps Health has launched a program aimed at reducing their use of prescription opioids for pain management.

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San Diego Labor Leader Steps Down From Democratic Committee Amid Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Dec. 20, 2017
By Christopher Underwood, KPBS News

San Diego labor leader Mickey Kasparian is resigning from the San Diego Democratic Central Committee, one week after a new lawsuit was filed accusing him of sexual assault.

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Lilac Fire: San Diego County Fire Evacuation Information

Dec. 8, 2017
By Christopher Underwood

Mandatory evacuation orders are in place Friday for some parts of North County San Diego after a wildfire fueled by fast-moving Santa Ana winds scorched thousands of acres in the Bonsall-Fallbrook area.

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San Diego Looks Back To The Devastating 2007 Wildfires

Oct. 20, 2017
By Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez Lima Brandao

As many in Northern California begin to pick up the pieces following the deadliest wildfires in the state's history, San Diegans remember the destructive 2007 wildfires that burned 10 years ago this month.

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Where Is San Diego Spending Money On Traffic Safety?

Aug. 18, 2017
By Andrew Bowen, Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez Lima Brandao

San Diego's Vision Zero goal of eliminating traffic deaths by 2025 is supposed to be achieved by spending the city's limited dollars improving traffic safety on the most dangerous streets. But an analysis of the city's Vision Zero budget shows the city is spending plenty of money improving streets that are already safe.

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