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Producer, KPBS Midday Edition
Harrison Patiño is a producer for "KPBS Midday Edition". His primary roles include story development, and is involved in the audio production and coordination of interview subjects.
Prior to joining KPBS, Harrison held various positions at Hawaii Public Radio within its news and music departments. While pursuing a double major in journalism and classics at The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Harrison worked at the school's student-run radio station, KTUH. After graduating, Harrison served as a community advisor for the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Student Media Board.
Recent Stories by Harrison Patiño
An internal document from the CDC indicates that the Delta variant is more transmissible than initially thought, and that infections from the strain are more severe than that of previous variants.
The term "Latinx" has been used increasingly in recent years to describe the Latin-American community as a whole within the United States.
A new spike in COVID infections is causing concerned San Diegans to revisit their pandemic anxieties.
An Encinitas woman who lost her son to opioid addiction in 2019 says that the recently announced $26 billion settlement involving four major producers of prescription opioids doesn't truly hold the pharmaceutical giants accountable.
While surfing fans are rejoicing, some are raising concerns that what was originally a Native Hawaiian cultural practice has been co-opted into a multi-billion dollar industry.
A news magazine developed by The San Diego Union-Tribune and The Los Angeles Times premiered on Sunday. It will offer bilingual coverage to San Diego County's Latino population in a one-a-month broadcast that will also be available to stream online.
Latinas in San Diego's workforce faced a disproportionately high number of obstacles in retaining or finding employment throughout the pandemic.
- July 9
- By Harrison Patiño
What were you taught that you found out later to be wrong or what lessons were omitted from your American history education?
A recent report by the American Planning Association and Scripps Institution of Oceanography emphasizes the need for better coordination from the region's institutions in preparing for worsening climate change.
San Diego saw a sharp increase in fentanyl related deaths during the region's COVID lockdowns in particular.