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Ebone Monet

KPBS Evening Edition Anchor

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Ebone Monet is an Associated Press Award-winning journalist. She is a San Diego native who graduated from UCLA with a degree in Mass Communications. Ebone is veteran journalist who comes to KPBS from RTV6 in Indianapolis, Indiana. There she covered major international events such as the Indy 500 and Super Bowl XLVI. She also reported extensively on the Circle City's rising murder rate. Ebone Monet was on the ground reporting as hundreds of people evacuated the Richmond Hill subdivision following a deadly home explosion.

Prior to her work in Indianapolis Ebone was a reporter for KTHV in Little Rock, Arkansas. Some of the major stories she covered included devastating natural disasters, search-and-rescue effort following the 2010 flash floods that killed 20 people in the Ouachita National Forest. In addition Ebone reported on the 2008 Super Tuesday tornado outbreak and recovery efforts.

Ebone says she brings curiosity and compassion to all of her reports.

Recent Stories by Ebone Monet

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Friday Business Report: Tariff Fight Escalates

Sept. 21
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

President Trump's trade war with China escalates, Amazon might take on convenience stores, spam calls will only get worse and SeaWorld's multi-million dollar settlement.

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Friday Business Report: New iPhone Hype

Sept. 14
By Ebone Monet, Kris Vera-Phillips

A new iPhone with more bells and whistles competes in the crowded smartphone market. Plus, the median household income rises and a new campaign aims to attract more skilled workers to San Diego.

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Friday Business Report: Nike’s Big Week

Sept. 7
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

Nike's strategy with Colin Kaepernick, the job market holds steady, and Amazon invests in San Diego.

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Friday Business Report: A New NAFTA

Aug. 31
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

KPBS anchor Ebone Monet and SDSU marketing lecturer Miro Copic discuss some of the week’s top business stories.

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Business Report: Congressional Budget Office Updates Economic Forecast

Aug. 17
By Ebone Monet, Neiko Will

This week's Congressional Budget Office report comes with some warnings of slower growth in the coming years and Amazon makes a move to buy Landmark Theatres.

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Friday Business Report: What's Next For The Convention Center?

Aug. 11
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

The tourism impact on the failed convention center initiative, SeaWorld reports stronger attendance and San Diego companies stand to benefit from the creation of a new Space Force.

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Friday Business Report: US Economy Surges

July 27
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

Evening Edition anchor Ebone Monet and SDSU marketing lecturer Miro Copic discuss some of the week’s top business stories.

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San Diego State University Nursing Students Diagnose Holograms

July 23
By Ebone Monet

San Diego State nursing students are using augmented reality to test diagnostic skills.

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Roundtable: Reuniting Immigrant Families

July 13
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

The Trump administration misses a court-ordered deadline to reunite young immigrant children with their parents, big crowds are expected for the annual pride celebration and the serious challenge to one incumbent on the San Diego City Council.

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Substance Abuse Treatment Gets Boost From San Diego County

July 4
By Ebone Monet

The county will triple spending on treating addiction over the next three years.

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