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
Operation Streamline, which fast-tracks the prosecution of immigrants who enter the U.S. illegally, has been in effect in San Diego for more than a month.
The American Friends Service Committee is marking its centennial with a traveling exhibit that showcases the group’s work in past and present social justice movements. The exhibit is on display now through September 30 at the New Americans Museum in Liberty Station.
The New York Times Magazine recently published a history of national efforts to avert a climate change disaster and how it could have been stopped in the 1980s.
NPR's Sam Sanders recaps the week's news with pop culture features and interviews in the show "It's Been A Minute." The program will air on KPBS-FM Saturday mornings starting August 4.
The second annual Latinx New Play Festival celebrates new works by Latino playwrights. The festival runs August 3-5 at the Lyceum Space.
"Separated: Children At The Border," which looks at the current U.S. immigration policy, airs Tuesday at 10 p.m. on KPBS television.
The council will consider the proposed ordinance Tuesday. Proponents say it will help ensure low-income San Diegans have access to housing throughout the city. Landlords say the Section 8 housing assistance program is administratively cumbersome.
Rabbi Ben Kamin will discuss his new book, "The Blessing of Sorrow: Turning Grief Into Healing," Thursday on Midday Edition.
In a letter to the Department of Homeland Security, Feinstein said her staff found children sleeping on concrete floors, inadequate access to drinking water and lack of basic hygiene products at the El Centro Border Patrol station. Feinstein is calling on the department to immediately attend to "claims of mistreatment of migrants in DHS facilities" along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Red Cross of San Diego and Imperial Counties says before the next fire strikes, get a kit, make a plan and stay informed.