Megan Burke is the senior producer for KPBS Midday Edition. Her prior production credits include KPBS Evening Edition, KPBS Roundtable, and San Diego’s DNA, a two-part documentary on the region’s oldest traditions and culture using personal artifacts and oral histories of San Diegans.
Prior to joining the news staff, Megan managed several outreach campaigns including KPBS’ Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Initiative. The project included Emmy award-winning television spots, an extensive web site, local programming and events, and a statewide grant campaign. She also produced the Black History Month and Hispanic Heritage Month Local Hero Awards Ceremonies from 2002-2008.
Megan has been with KPBS since 1999 and has a journalism degree from San Diego State University.
Recent Stories by Megan Burke
Price is known as one of the first African-American composers to win national attention back in the 1930s but some of her most sophisticated works were never performed and almost lost.
You know who you are. The person who may have just or be in the process of placing an order on Amazon. And you are not alone. Holiday shopping season is Amazon’s prime time.
Sunday marked 10 years since the death of Patient HM, identified after death as Henry Molaison, whose brain was the most studied in medical research history.
The deadly attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh last month was a grave reminder that hate and extremism are alive and metastasizing in America.
- Nov. 19
- By Megan Burke
When Charles McPherson first saw Charlie Parker play he said, "I want to be that." Now, he's one of the most renowned saxophonists in San Diego. McPherson tells the story of the introduction that helped shape his life on the KPBS podcast, My First Day.
In light of the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue leaders of the Jewish community in San Diego are calling on Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, and his campaign to end their personal attacks against challenger Ammar Campa-Najjar.
Even though the majority of consumer neuroscience research is conducted with the full consent of participants, there are ethical concerns about the practice.
Chef Yotam Ottolenghi will be at North County’s Chino Farm on Saturday afternoon as part of Chino’s The Good Earth/Great Chefs series.
The La Jolla Elementary School principal apologized last week for an email to parents that she says unintentionally perpetuated stereotypes about black people.
Midday Edition presents live special coverage of the non-partisan Public Policy Institute of California's discussion with the candidates for U.S. Senate.