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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

A medical screening station set up inside the S...

Roundtable: Migrant Girls Sheltering In Convention Center, Anti-Asian Hate

April 2
By Maya Trabulsi, Pat Finn

A conversation about anti-Asian hate with former San Diego news anchor Lee Ann Kim and an update on the more than 700 unaccompanied young migrant girls now sheltered in the San Diego Convention Center.

The San Diego American Indian Health Center is ...

Keeping San Diego's Urban Indigenous Community Healthy In Mind, Body And Spirit Amid COVID-19

March 9
By Maya Trabulsi

How the San Diego American Indian Health Center is working to keep its urban indigenous community healthy in body, mind and spirit amid the challenges posed by COVID-19.

The Parker Edison Project: American Culture Through The Black Lens

Feb. 15
By Maya Trabulsi

New podcast dives deep into what makes up modern culture in the San Diego community.

Residents of Broadway Heights celebrate Martin ...

'Persistence' The Theme Of The 33rd All Peoples Celebration On MLK Jr. Day

Jan. 18
By City News Service, Maya Trabulsi

The event is organized by Alliance San Diego, a community empowerment organization with the mission to build coalitions to promote justice and social change.

Mini Pigs Alphie and Ozzy graze artificial turf...

The Huge Myth Behind Micro Pigs

Dec. 17, 2020
By Maya Trabulsi

Deceitful marketing leads to a crisis of overfilled pig sanctuaries.

San Diego County District 2 supervisor candidat...

Vaus Leading Anderson In Race For Supervisor District 2 Seat

Nov. 3, 2020
By Maya Trabulsi

Poway Mayor Steve Vaus has a narrow lead over former State Sen. Joel Anderson in the race to replace Dianne Jacob on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.

San Diego supervisorial candidates Joel Anderso...

District 2 Supervisor Race Comes Down To Performance Record

Oct. 5, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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.

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