Jennifer RobinsonWeb Producer
Jen is a web producer at KPBS, responsible for program promotion, online membership-related activities, and is the editor of the KPBS community calendar. Jen has worked at KPBS since 2000. She is originally from Las Vegas and attended UNLV.
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Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV / Stream now with the PBS App + Encore Monday, June 5 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS 2. Today we meet chef Martin San Roman at the Original Pastel de Crepas (Original Crepe Cake) restaurant in Tijuana. He makes some amazing French desserts and cuisine, and we try all of it, even the snails. Next we discover Unika, a fascinating establishment in Tijuana. It’s a place dedicated not to art classes, but to an enjoyable environment where you can sip your coffee, eat your finger food, and just de-stress from the treadmill of life.
Premieres Monday, June 12 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS App + Encore Monday, June 19 at 5 p.m. on World Channel + Wednesday, June 14 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2. Established by Congress, the 14th Amendment promised citizenship in exchange for enlistment, prompting many African American men. They were denied due to Jim Crow laws but still served. The film examines the profound and often-contradictory roles played by Buffalo Soldiers in U.S. history, and how they fought on two sets of front lines: military conflicts abroad and civil rights struggles at home.
Premieres Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 7 p.m. on KPBS 2 + PBS App / Encore June 3 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV and Sunday, June 4 at 6 p.m. on KPBS 2. Experience the meteoric rise and enduring legacy of Little Richard. This portrait of the “King and Queen of Rock and Roll” explores his far-reaching influence as well as his advocacy for the rights of Black artists in the music industry.
Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 11:30 p.m. on KPBS TV / Stream now with the PBS App. The world has a massive debt problem. Economic growth has slowed, but global debt is skyrocketing. Right now, 60% of low-income countries are in debt distress or dangerously close to it. In his final interview as President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass explains what this crisis means for the world and whether we can fix it before it’s too late.
Premieres Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS App + Encore Wednesday, May 31 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2. Traveling from big cities to small towns in rural America, Lidia Bastianich shares the inspiring stories of first, second, and third-generation Americans forging their own way and shaping the shifting definition of what it means to be an American.
Premieres Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS App / FRONTLINE’s YouTube channel + Encore Thursday, June 1 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2. Editor's Note: Extremely sensitive content in this film. A year after the Uvalde school shooting, the community's trauma and the fight over assault rifles. With the Texas Tribune, journalist Maria Hinojosa examines the police response, Uvalde's history of struggle and its efforts to heal.
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Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 8:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Friday, March 10 at 10:30 p.m. on KPBS 2 / Watch now with the PBS App. Season 3 premieres Thursday, April 6! We sit down with two powerhouses of talent in the theatre, television, and film scene. Dedrick Weathersby and Tisha Campbell join us to chat about their trials and tribulations in our industry.
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