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Maya Trabulsi

KPBS Evening Edition Anchor

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Maya Trabulsi is an Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist who anchors KPBS Evening Edition.

Maya grew up in the United Kingdom and came to San Diego after completing her BA in media communications with a minor degree in women’s studies from Webster University. While earning her master’s degree in television, film, and new media studies from San Diego State University, she worked for Channel 4 San Diego as a video editor on long-format news and sports magazine shows. Maya later joined a CNN-affiliated station in Riverside County, where she produced and covered local news as an evening news anchor and reporter.

Maya’s work has been recognized with first place awards for reporting and editing from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the San Diego Press Club. In 2017, Maya’s report on the DEA’s planned ban of a controversial supplement, which was titled “Kratom: Healing Herb or Dangerous Drug?”, won six awards, including two Golden Mic awards from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California. She now serves on the NATAS-Pacific Southwest Board of Governors.

Recent Stories by Maya Trabulsi

San Diego supervisorial candidates Joel Anderso...

District 2 Supervisor Race Comes Down To Performance Record

Oct. 5
By Maya Trabulsi

After 28 years, East County will see a change in leadership.

Claire Roush Bennett's daughters at their homes...

Virtual Learning Vs. Homeschooling: San Diego Parents Choose Between Models Of Learning

July 24
By Maya Trabulsi

With classrooms closed this fall due to COVID-19, some parents are asking if traditional homeschooling might offer some lessons for the virtual learning environment.

In this May 27, 2020 file photo Luis Lopez wear...

Hairdressers, Barbershops Brace For More Financial Hits From COVID Outbreak

July 15
By Maya Trabulsi

The new wave of shutdowns leaves some businesses unable to move outside.

Anne Hoiberg holds a political sign for women's...

Determined San Diego Women Fought For Right To Vote A Century Ago

July 6
By Maya Trabulsi

This year marks a century since the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Winning women the right to vote, however, was an effort launched decades before it was passed, with national and local campaigns securing small victories that led to final ratification in 1920.

The Foundation For Women Warriors was founded i...

Meeting The Needs Of Women Warriors

March 20
By Maya Trabulsi

A Southern California organization continues to support the female veteran community 100 years on.

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Business Report: Travel Industry Struggles With The Coronavirus Effect

March 6
By Bennett Lacy, Maya Trabulsi

Airlines scale back their flight schedules due to reduced demand amid the coronavirus outbreak, mortgage rates fall as a result of the Federal Reserve interest rate cut to boost the global economy and how the failure of Measure C will affect San Diego's convention business.

San Diego County Board of Supervisors candidate...

Two Republicans Likely Face Each Other In San Diego Supervisor District 2 Seat

March 3
By Maya Trabulsi

With 350,000 ballots to be counted countywide, it appears two Republicans will face off against each other in November in the race to replace Dianne Jacob on the County Board of Supervisors.

The Lemon Grove sign is pictured, Jan. 21, 2020.

Measure S: Voters Appear To Reject Lemon Grove Sales Tax

March 3
By Maya Trabulsi

The majority of voters appear to have rejected a Lemon Grove initiative to raise the city's sales tax in a bid to fix an ongoing budget deficit, which could mean the city becomes part of unincorporated San Diego County.

A filtered hydration station at Clay Elementary...

Getting The Lead Out Of School Drinking Water

Feb. 25
By Maya Trabulsi

The San Diego Unified School District showcases a proposed hydration station aimed at removing lead contamination

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How Bacteria Can ‘Sculpt The Gut’

Feb. 24
By Maya Trabulsi

New SDSU research shows common foods can have a powerful and positive effect on the human microbiome.

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