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
The Democratic members of San Diego's congressional delegation have condemned President Trump's racist remarks against four congresswomen of color.
Pastor Kaji Dousa, who used to preach at the La Mesa United Church of Christ, accuses the Department of Homeland Security of targeting her and violating her First Amendment rights.
California Assemblyman Phil Ting of San Francisco introduced a bill this week that could triple rebates for electric car buyers.
Wildcoast was one of 10 recipients of the 2019 Keeling Curve Prize which provides $250,000 to projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions or increase carbon uptake.
In his new book, longtime investigative journalist John Carlos Frey writes about how U.S. immigration and border policies over the last 30 years have laid the groundwork for what's unfolding at the U.S.-Mexico border today.
Author and UCSD epidemiologist Dan Werb will be speaking about his new book "City of Omens: A Search For The Missing Women of the Borderlands," Tuesday at Warwick's.
- June 24
- By Marissa Cabrera
Franko Guillen, who is also known as Franceska, is one of nine drag queens being honored in the San Diego History Center’s Legendary Drag Queens of San Diego exhibit on display now through September 8, 2019.
A new podcast by the Los Angeles Times tells the untold story of the origins of the Golden State Killer and the man police now believe is responsible for a dozen murders and four dozen rapes across California in the 1970s.
Organizers with the new "yes in my backyard" housing advocacy group in North County plan to hold a kick-off event Thursday.
California Auditor Elaine Howle joins Midday Edition to discuss the application process for the state's next redistricting commission, what's at stake and why more states are following California's effort to take politicians out of the redistricting process.