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Kris Arciaga

Video Journalist

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As a video journalist, Kris works with a team of news producers and reporters to shoot and edit news packages used in KPBS Evening Edition.

Kris began his professional career volunteering at KOCT in Oceanside where he received training in all areas of production and news gathering. As a news photographer at KUSI and Fox 6 San Diego, he learned techniques to help hone his craft of visual storytelling.

Kris graduated with a BA in visual arts from Cal State San Marcos with a focus on film and television.

Outside of news gathering, he enjoys surfing, live music and discovering new restaurants.

Recent Stories by Kris Arciaga

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Padres Fans Hopeful About New Season At Opening Day Block Party

March 28
By Anica Colbert, Kris Arciaga

Baseball fans celebrated San Diego's opening game in San Diego's East Village.

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'Hedwig' Celebrates A 20th Anniversary At Diversionary

March 21
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Twenty years ago John Cameron Mitchell debuted his queer rock musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." Diversionary Theatre tackles the play for the first time and finds the outcast turned rock star has something to say to a new generation.

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The Studio Door Re-Opens In Hillcrest

March 1
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Four years ago Patric Stillman opened The Studio Door in North Park as a place where art and commerce could intersect. Some setbacks forced him to close the business. But The Studio Door had its grand reopening early last month in Hillcrest.

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Activists Call Out 'Fake Emergency' At San Diego Rally

Feb. 18
By Jean Guerrero, Kris Arciaga

More than 100 people attended the rally calling President Trump's national emergency declaration a "fake crisis" to fund a border wall.

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The Globe Theatre Delivers Shakespeare Behind Bars

Jan. 25
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The Old Globe Theatre is using a pair of programs highlighting William Shakespeare to help rehabilitate prisoners and show how theater matters. This month its Globe for All program returns to Centinela State Prison to perform the Bard for inmates.

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Not All The Drama Is On Stage In San Diego Opera's 'Rigoletto'

Feb. 1
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

San Diego Opera is staging a production of Verdi’s "Rigoletto." But while you might be familiar with the classic tale of love and revenge taking place on stage, you may not know what is going on in the orchestra pit below.

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Diamond Dogs Teases Audiences With Male Burlesque

Nov. 30, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Earlier this week Diamond Dogs held its first ever audition to find new performers for its male burlesque show. Find out what it takes to tease an audience.

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Fern Street Circus Tackles Health Care In New Touring Show 'Pre-Existing Condition'

Oct. 4, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Fern Street Circus is coming up on three decades of performing and will be launching its 2018 Neighborhood Tour tomorrow. Here's a look back on its past and what fuels its social purpose.

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New Exhibit Depicts Struggle, Triumphs Of San Diego's LGBTQ Community

July 13, 2018
By Kris Arciaga

"LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories Of Struggle and Triumphs" is a new exhibit at the San Diego History Center, featuring artifacts, photographs and memorabilia representing both persecution and victories the community experienced.

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'The Tempest's' Prospero Gets Gender Swapped At Globe

June 18, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Actress Kate Burton is probably best known for her film role in "Big Trouble in Little China" and her TV roles in "Scandal" and "Grey’s Anatomy." Currently she stars as Prospera in the Old Globe Theatre’s gender-swapped production of Shakespeare’s "The Tempest."

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