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Guillermo Sevilla

Video Journalist

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Guillermo (Memo) Sevilla joined KPBS in 2008 as a videographer. He has worked on several KPBS productions including Full Focus, San Diego Week, Wonderland, Envision San Diego, San Diego Historic Places, and KPBS Evening Edition. Sevilla has also worked on a variety of KPBS and PBS fundraising productions both in-studio and on location in Los Angeles and Acapulco.

Memo started his career in television production in 1986 at Channel 10 while attending Southwestern College. During his 20 years at Channel 10, he worked as a grip, a tape operator, and videographer.

Memo has earned two Emmys and several honors from the Society of Professional Journalists, San Diego Press Club, and the California Chicano News Media Association (CCNMA).

Recent Stories by Guillermo Sevilla

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Astraeus Aerial Dance Theatre Artist In Residency Ends This Month At Airport

May 11
By Beth Accomando, Guillermo Sevilla, Matthew Bowler

In December 2017, Astraeus Aerial Dance Theatre was awarded an Artist in Residency at the San Diego International Airport. Here's a look at the work they have done.

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High Tech High Media Arts Serves Up Interactive Art Experiences

May 16, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Guillermo Sevilla

High Tech Media Arts graduating seniors will be holding an exhibition Tuesday night of interactive art projects connecting their lives to art movements of the past. It’s called Old School Vs. Now.

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Screening: 'I Am Not A Hipster'

Jan. 10, 2013
By Beth Accomando, Guillermo Sevilla

"I Am Not A Hipster," set against the San Diego indie music scene, premiered last January at Sundance. Tonight at 7:00pm it screens at Landmark's Ken Cinema with filmmakers Destin Cretton and Ron Najor on hand for a Q&A and after party at the Ken Club.

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Interview: 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'

July 16, 2012
By Beth Accomando, Guillermo Sevilla

"Beasts of the Southern Wild" (opened July 13 at Landmark's Hillcrest and La Jolla Village Theaters) has already won awards at Sundance and Cannes. I speak with director Benh Zeitlin and cast members Dwight Henry and Quvenzhané Wallis.

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Opera Gets The David Hockney Treatment

Jan. 28, 2011
By Angela Carone, Guillermo Sevilla

This weekend, the San Diego Opera opens their 2011 season with Puccini's "Turandot." Although this is a tale of love in Imperial China, the sets are far from traditional. KPBS arts producer Angela Carone went to rehearsals to find out what is unique about the set design.

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Gangs In San Diego's North County

Oct. 8, 2010
By Ana Tintocalis, Guillermo Sevilla, Natalie Walsh

As part of our ongoing series, San Diego Gang Stories, KPBS reporter Ana Tintocalis tells us how gangs are affecting lives in all corners of the North County.

Financial Crisis Forcing Americans to Examine Spending Habits

Dec. 18, 2008
By Guillermo Sevilla, Joanne Faryon / inewsource

If the housing bubble was the best of times -- Americans feeling rich with equity and flush with credit -- this may now be the worst of times. The real estate market has crashed, foreclosures are commonplace and credit card debt is catching up to the country. We are being forced to examine how we spend money – especially money we don’t have. In this KPBS and Envision San Diego special, reporter Joanne Faryon introduces us to people who couldn’t stop spending and experts who say we’re addicted to shopping.

Retired Vista Vet Creates Rare Plant Rainforest

Jan. 8, 2007
By Elsa Sevilla, Guillermo Sevilla and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego County seems an unlikely place to find a rainforest. But go to Mardy Darian's property in Vista, and you can feel like you've been transported to Colombia or Madagascar. Producers Guillermo and Elsa Sevilla explore Darian's man-made rainforest.

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