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Diana Crofts-Pelayo

Newsroom Intern - Contributor through February 2013

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Diana recently graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in jounalism and Spanish. She served as a convergence newsroom intern at KPBS, covering and writing for the radio, television, and the web.

She is bilingual in Spanish and English. Diana was raised in a Hispanic household, but also studied it extensively in school.

In the future she hopes to continue working in television broadcasts news, working as an international correspondent.

Recent Stories by Diana Crofts-Pelayo

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Digital Medicine at Scripps Health Boosted With $3.75 Million Grant

Oct. 3, 2012
By Diana Crofts-Pelayo

Digital medicine just got a boost because Scripps Health announced a $3.75 million grant from the Qualcomm Foundation.

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Arraignment For Man Accused Of SDSU Faculty Member Murder Postponed

Oct. 3, 2012
By Diana Crofts-Pelayo

The arraignment of a 64-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murdering a San Diego State University faculty member was postponed due to a jail medical hold, according to the District Attorney's office.

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Cold-Blooded Creatures Featured At San Diego Zoo

Sept. 27, 2012
By Diana Crofts-Pelayo

The San Diego Zoo is showing off creatures of the cold-blooded kind to the public through Sunday. Love them or hate them, reptiles are the featured animals at the zoo for "Reptilemania."

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Presidential Candidate Supporting A 'Green' New Deal Program

Sept. 26, 2012
By Diana Crofts-Pelayo

Almost 80 years after the Great Depression, a presidential candidate is talking about implementing another public works program.

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USD Department Of Engineering Gifted $20 Million

Sept. 25, 2012
By Diana Crofts-Pelayo

The University of San Diego honored Darlene Marcos Shiley for her gift of $20 million to the department of engineering, now renamed Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering.

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Social Media Helping Spread Awareness Of Missing Tijuana Woman

Sept. 7, 2012
By Diana Crofts-Pelayo

It has been nearly a week since a Tijuana woman's disappearance and social media is helping search for answers. Magaly Salazar, 23, a former psychology student at Cesun University in Tijuana, has not been seen since Saturday afternoon.

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Local Women Celebrate 92nd Anniversary Of Suffrage Amendment

Aug. 30, 2012
By Diana Crofts-Pelayo

San Diego women’s groups are rejoicing today with a parade celebrating the anniversary of a landmark Constitutional amendment.

Diesel Trucks Inspected In Otay Mesa For Pollution Laws Compliance

Aug. 22, 2012
By Diana Crofts-Pelayo

Heavy-duty diesel trucks filling the air with dark smoke were inspected at Otay Mesa before entering Mexico today.

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Mexico Drug War Survivors Urge The U.S. To Change Strategy

Aug. 13, 2012
By Diana Crofts-Pelayo, Jose Luis Jiménez

They came to the U.S. because they want Americans to hear their stories: “We have to leave our city because of threats. Because of extortions. Like us, there’s a lot of people."

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Local Mourners Gather To Remember 67th Anniversary Of Nagasaki Bombing

Aug. 9, 2012
By Diana Crofts-Pelayo

On a warm, sunny day with a welcome breeze off the sea, mourners gathered to remember a horrific event: the atomic bomb that was dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki 67 years ago.

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