News Producer, KPBS Midday Edition
Marissa Cabrera is 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
Mixed-status families, or those with a mix of citizens and non-citizens, have also been separated after a family member gets detained or deported. That person is often a parent without legal status.
Scott Warren is the founder and CEO of "Generation Citizen," an organization working to empowering youth through civics education across the country.
A series of discussions between Muslims and non-Muslims is working to build bridges between faith communities in San Diego and dispel myths about Islam.
Kate Anchondo and Rachal Hamilton are seniors at Hilltop High School in Chula Vista. They plan to join students around the globe and walk out of school Friday to demand action on climate change.
A new U.S. Geological Survey study looks at the potential impacts of sea level rise when combined with other factors such as storm-driven flooding and beach erosion.
- March 11
- By Marissa Cabrera
Lucero Camarena works to empower trans youth at the newly opened LGBTQ Youth Center in Chula Vista.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer was one of the keynote speakers at the New Way California 2019 Summit in Sacramento Tuesday.
Dr. Sunita Puri will be speaking about her memoir, “That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour,” Wednesday at Warwick's Bookstore in La Jolla.
Alicia Garza co-founded the Black Lives Matter movement in the wake of the 2013 acquittal of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed 17-year old Trayvon Martin.
San Diego Gas and Electric announced plans Thursday to move its roughly 750,000 customers to energy plans that incentivize decreased energy use, especially during peak hours.