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Christopher Underwood

Web Producer - Contributor through July 2021

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Christopher Underwood is a former 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 station's 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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Coronavirus: Tracking Cases And Mapping By ZIP Code

Aug. 27, 2020
By Associated Press, Christopher Underwood

The coronavirus has spread rapidly across California, including here in San Diego. To better help visualize the pandemic, KPBS has compiled COVID-19 data into a series interactives.

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What To Know When There's A Wildfire

Dec. 3, 2020
By Christopher Underwood

Here is a quick-resource page to help you in the event of a fire.

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Election 2020: Where Do Local Candidates Stand On The Issues?

Oct. 9, 2020
By Christopher Underwood

KPBS reached out to local candidates to find out where they stand on issues ranging from the coronavirus pandemic to racial injustice.

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Ramona Gym First Business Charged For Violating County Coronavirus Health Order

Aug. 4, 2020
By Christopher Underwood

This is the first time a business owner in San Diego County has been charged for violating the county's public health order.

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COVID-19 In San Diego: Mapping Cases By ZIP Code

April 6, 2020
By Christopher Underwood

See the breakdown of coronavirus cases by neighborhood.

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Common Coronavirus Questions, Answered

March 16, 2020
By Christopher Underwood

The coronavirus, or COVID-19, has spread to more than 100 countries and is now considered a global pandemic by the World Health Organization.

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Coronavirus School Closures In San Diego County In One Simple Chart

March 13, 2020
By Christopher Underwood

The San Diego Unified School District will be closing schools starting Monday, March 16 in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, school officials announced Friday.

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California Primary Election 2020: Where Do Candidates Stand On The Issues?

Feb. 26, 2020
By Christopher Underwood

We asked state, county and citywide candidates running for public office this year where they stand on some of the most contentious issues ranging from immigration to student debt and universal healthcare.

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Coronavirus Patients Doing OK At UCSD Health, More Suspected Cases Expected

Feb. 14, 2020
By Alexander Nguyen, Christopher Underwood

While there are just two patients at UC San Diego Medical Center who’ve tested positive for COVID-19, the hospital is evaluating another patient with symptoms of the coronavirus and is expecting more to come, an official said Thursday.

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Election 2020: How To Use The KPBS Voter Guide

Feb. 12, 2020
By Christopher Underwood

With mail ballots already in the hands of registered voters and the March primary right around the corner, it's time for you, the San Diego voter, to get up-to date on the upcoming 2020 elections.

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