News Producer, KPBS Midday Edition - Contributor through September 2020
Marissa Cabrera worked as a producer for KPBS Midday Edition and had previously served as a Newscast Producer for KPBS' Morning Edition.
Before joining KPBS she reported on Vatican affairs, social, and cultural issues in Rome, Italy. She also contributed to a documentary on sex abuse in the Catholic Church.
Marissa has worked as a multimedia journalist at various news stations in San Diego and Monterey as well as Columbia, Missouri.
Marissa graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism.
Recent Stories by Marissa Cabrera
The turmoil surrounding COVID-19 touched everything this year, including California's State Legislature. When the Senate and Assembly wrapped up their sessions in August, many closely watched bills failed to get the votes they needed to pass.
A new report by San Diego State University’s Center for Health Economics and Policy Studies estimates more than 260,000 cases can be linked to the rally. But questions have been raised about the study's methodology and its findings.
There have been more than 240 community coronavirus outbreaks since the start of the pandemic in San Diego County, according to a new list released Thursday by the county.
Convalescent plasma has been used to treat hundreds of COVID-19 patients in San Diego. But it's effectiveness against the virus isn't clear.
QAnon — the false conspiracy theory that started on the fringes of the internet — has been moving into the mainstream.
Supervisor Jim Desmond has questioned COVID-19 restrictions. He also has invited controversial guests on his podcast who have made false statements about the coronavirus without being challenged.
From National City to Escondido — the United Way's car caravan aims to increase census participation in hard to count communities.
The book's release coincides with the 50th anniversary of the founding of Chicano Park in San Diego's Barrio Logan neighborhood.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his newly named running mate Senator Kamala Harris of California will introduce their ticket in Delaware Wednesday.
A new interview series that focuses on diversity and inclusion in the national theatre scene debuts Friday at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2. It's called "Theatre Corner" and will also air on KPBS Saturday at 4:30 p.m.