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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: Fed Holds Off Interest Rate Hikes

March 22
By Ebone Monet, KPBS Staff

A San Diego startup tries to protect online communities from fake content, the San Diego real estate market proves to be a tough one for first-time home buyers and the Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged.

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New Documentary Highlights Migrants Stuck At Tijuana Border

March 21
By Ebone Monet

San Diego documentarian examines the conditions in Tijuana for migrants from Central America.

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Alex Trebek Thanks Fans Following Cancer Diagnosis

March 14
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

Dr. Andrew M. Lowy of the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center talks with KPBS Evening Edition Ebone Monet about the statistics of pancreatic cancer.

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Filmmakers Focus On Migrant Voices At San Diego Latino Film Festival

March 12
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

The San Diego Latino Film Festival named 15 finalists who explored immigration stories through film as part of this year's Migrant Voices Film Challenge.

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San Diego Civic Leaders Honored For Making History

March 11
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

Former State Senator Christine Kehoe and State Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins were chosen to be San Diego History Center's "2019 Makers Of San Diego History."

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Can An Alter Ego Activate The Best You?

March 7
By Ebone Monet

What do Beyonce, Martin Luther King Jr., and Super Man have in common? Performance coach Todd Herman says they all used alter egos to tap into their greatness.

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How To Enjoy The Anza-Borrego Desert Super Bloom

March 6
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

Tips for going out Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, and KPBS Evening Edition Host Ebone Monet takes a flower tour with A Growing Passion Host Nan Sterman.

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Business Report: Record Air Travel In San Diego

March 1
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

Another busy year for San Diego International Airport, Qualcomm's 5G future and Weight Watchers turns to Oprah Winfrey to help its rebranding.

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National Geo Chairwoman Jean Case Talks About Living With Purpose

March 1
By Ebone Monet

The businesswoman and philanthropist has a new book, "Be Fearless: 5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose."

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Business Report: Manny Mania For Padres

Feb. 22
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

The Padres stake their future success on one of baseball's young stars, Payless is closing its U.S. stores and the continued slowdown in home sales.

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