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Elma Gonzalez

Web Producer

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Elma Gonzalez is a web producer for KPBS and is responsible for researching, writing, and publishing news content online. She helps manage the KPBS News social media accounts and produces videos for the web. Previously, she was the Gloria Penner Fellow and worked as assistant news producer for KPBS Evening Edition.

Before joining the station, Elma lived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, reporting stories for and Latin Correspondent. She has collaborated with Bloomberg where she reported on e-waste in Latin America and she contributed to the PBS NewsHour's coverage of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in 2013. She is also an NPR Next Generation Radio Fellow. Elma majored in journalism at Ithaca College in New York and grew up in Chula Vista where she currently resides.

Recent Stories by Elma Gonzalez

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San Diego 4th Of July: What You Should Know

July 3
By City News Service, Elma Gonzalez, Matt Hoffman

Where can you watch July 4 fireworks shows and how will you get there? Get all the information you need for Independence Day here.

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Election Day Cheat Sheet: 10 Things To Know

June 1
By Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez

You probably have a lot of questions about voting. Am I registered? How can I vote? Where can I vote? Don't worry — KPBS has put together this cheat sheet in hopes of answering some of the most common election-related questions.

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San Diego Election 2018: Where Do Candidates Stand On Big Issues?

May 24
By Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez

KPBS partnered with the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF) to ask state, county and citywide candidates running for public office this year where they stand on some of the most contentious issues.

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San Diegans Ditch Their Cars For Bike To Work Day

May 17
By Elma Gonzalez, Katie Schoolov

San Diego celebrated the annual Bike to Work Day Thursday with more than 10,000 participants, event organizers said.

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Thousands Of San Diego Students Walk Out In Protest Of Gun Violence

March 14
By City News Service, Elma Gonzalez, Megan Burks

Thousands of San Diego County students walked out of classes Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide action to honor the 17 people killed in last month's school shooting in Florida and urge federal action to curb gun violence.

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Where To Find Free Tax Prep For Low-Income Filers

March 8
By Elma Gonzalez, Tarryn Mento

Those who make $54,000 or less may qualify to receive tax preparation at no charge. There are at least two dozen locations around the county and some provide services in multiple languages.

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San Diego Looks Back To The Devastating 2007 Wildfires

Oct. 20, 2017
By Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez

As many in Northern California begin to pick up the pieces following the deadliest wildfires in the state's history, San Diegans remember the destructive 2007 wildfires that burned 10 years ago this month.

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Homeless Choir Sings In Solidarity With Hepatitis A Victims

Sept. 29, 2017
By Elma Gonzalez

The Voices of Our City Choir, which is mostly made up of people who are homeless, dedicated their choir practice Friday to remembering the 17 San Diegans who have died in the hepatitis A outbreak.

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Introducing: San Diego Zoo's Newest Baby Hippo

Sept. 28, 2017
By Elma Gonzalez

Meet San Diego Zoo’s newest addition to the family: a baby hippo.

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San Diego State Students Rally In Support Of DACA

Sept. 7, 2017
By Associated Press, Elma Gonzalez

More than 100 students, staff and faculty gathered Thursday outside of Hepner Hall at San Diego State University to rally against President Donald Trump’s decision to phase out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

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