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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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San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott Campaigning For Reelection

July 15
By Ebone Monet

San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott is campaigning to keep her job. She has endorsements from a number of high-profile elected officials. Elliott talked about her accomplishments and responded to criticism from her opponent, attorney Cory Briggs.

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Business Report: 200 Jobs To Be Lost As Local Tuna Sells Off Fishing Boats

July 12
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: South Pacific Tuna cites federal regulations for why it's downsizing, Jack in the Box completes a $1.3 billion refinancing deal and McDonald's ups their game against Chik-fil-A's chicken sandwich.

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Scripps Health Develops New Method For Transporting Livers Without Ice

July 11
By Ebone Monet

Scripps Green Hospital has a new method for transporting livers that could preserve more organs and save more lives.

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Discussing 'The Rationals Of Assisted Suicide'

July 10
By Ebone Monet

The Hemlock Society plans to hold a panel discussion in July about the rationality of assisted suicide.

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Lawyer Cory Briggs Announces Run For San Diego City Attorney

July 8
By Ebone Monet

Advocate and lawyer Cory Briggs talks about his candidacy for San Diego City Attorney.

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Business Report: California Launches CalSavers Senior Retirement Savings Program

July 5
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: the California Treasury Department launches CalSavers to help employees with retirement, another gas tax increase is in effect and the San Diego County Port Authority pledges millions to improve transportation to the airport.

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ArtPower’s New Season Brings International Acts To UCSD

July 5
By Ebone Monet

The ArtPower schedule is out with new dance, music, and special events involving international talent.

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A Local Nonprofit Works To Keep Young Voters Empowered In 2020

June 25
By Ebone Monet

As the 2020 political season approaches, one group is out to make sure San Diego’s youth stay politically tuned in and engaged.

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Business Report: Feds Hint At Interest Rate Cuts Ahead Of Recession Watch

June 24
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: The Federal Reserve signaled lowering interest rates, Facebook launched its own cryptocurrency, and a bill targeting short-term rentals is making headway in the California Senate.

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NPR Public Editor Is One Of A Kind

June 20
By Ebone Monet

NPR reaches more than 100 million people each month. As the public's representative to NPR, Elizabeth Jensen receives tens of thousands of letters from listeners and responds to significant questions, comments and criticisms.

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