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Lynn Walsh

Freelance Reporter

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Lynn Walsh is a general assignment reporter for KPBS. In addition, she is the assistant director for the Trusting News project, where she works to help rebuild trust between journalists and the public by working with newsrooms to be more transparent about how they do their jobs.

Lynn previously worked at NBC San Diego where she led the NBC 7 Investigates and NBC 7 Responds teams. She also worked as data producer and investigative reporter for the E.W. Scripps National Desk, producing stories for the 30+ Scripps news organizations across the country. Lynn also worked as the Investigative Producer at WPTV, NewsChannel 5, in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Lynn is an Emmy award-winning journalist and is a past national president for the Society of Professional Journalists.

Recent Stories by Lynn Walsh

A student walks by Conrad Prebys Aztec Student ...

San Diego Colleges Canceling Study-Abroad Programs Over Coronavirus Concerns

March 2, 2020
By Lynn Walsh

Programs in China, South Korea, Italy and Iran have been canceled this semester because of government travel advisories

Congressman Scott Peters discusses bill to rena...

Poway Post Office May Be Named After Longest-Living Pearl Harbor Survivor

July 31, 2019
By Lynn Walsh

Congressman Scott Peters has proposed a bill to posthumously honor the longest-living Pearl Harbor survivor by naming the Poway Post Office after Ray Chavez.

Cars pass under the Third Avenue sign in downto...

Chula Vista Police Get High Marks On Survey, But Residents Have Concerns About Homelessness, Drug Use

July 24, 2019
By Lynn Walsh

In a new survey conducted by SANDAG, Chula Vista residents say they are satisfied with the work of the police department but avoid areas of the city due to the number of people who are homeless.

This Feb. 25, 2019 file photo shows a banner of...

San Diego City Council Set To Vote On 5G Technology Antenna Regulations

July 22, 2019
By Lynn Walsh

For the city to have 5G technology new antennas need to be installed on street lights and telephone poles.

Tease photo for Del Mar Opening Day Attracts Racing E...

Del Mar Opening Day Attracts Racing Enthusiasts And Protesters

July 17, 2019
By Lynn Walsh

In addition to the spectators, a group of protesters gathered for the kickoff to the 80th season of horse racing at Del Mar.

A smart streetlight located near the entrance o...

SDPD Using Video From Smart Streetlights To Help Solve Crimes

June 4, 2019
By Lynn Walsh

A program meant to gather data on pedestrian and vehicle movement has turned into a tool for the San Diego Police Department.

Rep. Duncan Hunter is shown at a San Diego Coun...

Former Military Attorney Calls Hunter’s Comments ‘Outrageous’

May 31, 2019
By Lynn Walsh

Bob Muth, a law professor at the University of San Diego said Congressman Duncan Hunter’s comments about posing with dead enemies set a dangerous precedent for the military.

Soldier stands in front of a military burn pit.

Is Posing With A Dead Body In War A Crime?

May 31, 2019
By Lynn Walsh

Bob Muth, a former military attorney and current law professor at the University of San Diego discusses the complexities involved in determining a war crime.

Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., speaks during an ...

Congressman Hunter Says He Probably Killed 'Hundreds' Of Civilians While In Combat

May 30, 2019
By Lynn Walsh

Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, continues to defend the San Diego-based Navy SEAL accused of war crimes by saying he also posed with dead bodies and probably killed “hundreds of civilians” while serving in Fallujah.

Homeless people stand among their items along 1...

California Senate Approves Bill To Help Homeless Shelters Cover The Cost Of Pets

May 22, 2019
By Lynn Walsh

The state Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 258 which would provide $5 million to help California shelters better serve homeless pet owners.

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