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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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Business Report: Amazon Targets Toy Shoppers

Nov. 9
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

Amazon targets toy shoppers, SeaWorld's strong summer and Ford's new electric scooter startup.

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Business Report: San Diego Home Sales Slowdown

Nov. 2
By Ebone Monet, Neiko Will

Encouraging jobs numbers could mean a jolly holiday for retailers. But what does the housing sales slump mean for buyers and sellers in San Diego?

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Business Report: Stock Market Veers Into "Correction" Territory

Oct. 26
By Ebone Monet, Neiko Will

KPBS talks to SDSU Marketing Professor and BottomLine Marketing founder Miro Copic about this week's biggest news in business.

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Roundtable: Gubernatorial Candidates Share Visions For California's Future

Oct. 19
By Ebone Monet, Neiko Will

In the final stretch before Election Day, gubernatorial candidates Gavin Newsom and John Cox offer their visions of the California Dream. And, as another migrant caravan from Central America heads north, a report on how members of earlier caravans are faring in Mexico.

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Friday Business Report: Stock Market Tumbles

Oct. 12
By Ebone Monet, Kris Vera-Phillips

We take a look at what could be behind Wall Street's biggest weekly loss in six months in tonight's Friday Business Report.

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Friday Business Report: Amazon Raises Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour

Oct. 5
By Ebone Monet, Neiko Will

Amazon raises its minimum wage, ALDI gets into the grocery delivery game and the winners and losers of the agreement formerly known as NAFTA.

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October Signals Heightened Wildfire Concerns

Oct. 4
By Ebone Monet

Cal Fire and San Diego County Office of Emergency Services prepare for the next fire emergency. October is traditionally an active month for wildfires in San Diego and most of California.

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Friday Business Report: Interest Rates Rise

Sept. 28
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

Interest rates rise, San Diego home prices hit a new high, local unemployment approaches a record low, and Lyft will pay San Diegans to take public transit.

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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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