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Kinsee Morlan

Podcast Producer & Project Coordinator

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Kinsee Morlan is an award-winning journalist who's covered arts and culture in San Diego and Tijuana since 2005. She produces KPBS' "Only Here" podcast and manages the rest of the station's podcasts.

Recent Stories by Kinsee Morlan

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Port Of Entry Podcast: Black Expats Finding Refuge From Racism In Mexico

Nov. 11
By Kinsee Morlan

A growing number of Black expats are calling Mexico home. In a new episode of KPBS' cross-border podcast "Port of Entry," people who’ve left the U.S. to find some refuge from racism south of the border share their stories.

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Port Of Entry Podcast: Voting On Both Sides Of The US-Mexico Border

Oct. 23
By Kinsee Morlan

We talk to people who can vote on both sides of the US-Mexico border about what they're doing with their votes in upcoming elections when the border and immigration policies are centerstage.

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Port Of Entry Podcast: The Black Lives Matter Movement Is Crossing The Border

Oct. 14
By Kinsee Morlan

In Tijuana, the Black Lives Matter movement is taking root. And in a new episode of the KPBS podcast "Port of Entry," host Alan Lilienthal profiles some of the people behind the Black Lives Matter movement at the border.

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Rad Scientist Podcast: Oceanside Native Studies Parasite-Carrying Insects

Sept. 30
By Kinsee Morlan and Margot Wohl

Kaylee Arnold grew up in Oceanside, but moved to Georgia to pursue a doctoral degree in ecology. Despite her fear of heights, Kaylee climbs high up in the palm trees of Panama to collect her research subjects, kissing bugs.

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My First Day Podcast: Staying True To Somali Roots While Adapting To America

Aug. 19
By Kinsee Morlan

In a new episode of KPBS Explore podcast "My First Day," Faiza Warsame makes a lifelong friend on her journey, and tries to find the balance between staying true to her Somali roots, while adapting to her new American landscape.

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My First Day Podcast: Moving To A New Country Without Mom

Aug. 5
By Kinsee Morlan

In a new episode of KPBS Explore podcast "My First Day," Meshate Mengistu describes her experiences arriving and growing up in San Diego after coming from Ethiopia when she was 9 years old. Later, she finds new motivation to become the first in her family to graduate from college.

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Only Here Podcast: Asylum Seekers Stuck In Limbo At The Border

June 30
By Kinsee Morlan

The asylum system is at a standstill. In a new episode of KPBS' border podcast "Only Here," host Alan Lilienthal introduces us to an asylum seeker stuck in limbo at the border, and a doctor trying to help.

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Only Here Podcast: Moved By Music From Both Sides Of The Border

June 17
By Kinsee Morlan

In a new episode of KPBS' border podcast "Only Here," host Alan Lilienthal talks to Panca, one of the border region’s most well-known artists, about how music has shaped her life and her work.

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Only Here Podcast: From Border Patrol Agent To Border Activist

May 29
By Kinsee Morlan

In a new episode of "Only Here," Jenn Budd talks about her big perspective shift at the border. She also shares how she had to hit rock bottom before she changed.

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The Pandemic Pivot Podcast: Creativity Must Continue, Even In A Pandemic

May 17
By Kinsee Morlan

"The Pandemic Pivot" is a pop-up podcast about how our community is coming up with innovative ways to navigate our new lives with COVID-19. Today, a story about how creativity persists, even in a pandemic. Today, a story about how creativity persists, even in a pandemic.

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