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
Courtney went from Texas cotton fields to a three-ring circus, and along that road he found the music that sustained his life. The award-winning bluesman and staple on the San Diego music scene died this month at age 91.
In the weekly one-hour narrative series, hosts Rund Abdelfatah and Ramtin Arablouei tackle the history behind today's headlines and take the listener back in time to understand the present.
A San Diego physician who is a member of state and county vaccine advisory groups said local public health officials will be opening regional vaccination sites to quicken the pace of vaccinations.
The COVID-19 economic hit has been personal for thousands of San Diegans for months.
Epidemiologist Dr. Rebecca Fielding-Miller joined Midday Edition Wednesday to discuss the risks of attending in-person New Year's celebrations.
The drugstore chain did not provide specific numbers for San Diego, but company officials said 15,000 care facilities in California are part of a nationwide program that will administer vaccines to as many as 700,000 long term care residents.
The El Centro Regional Medical Center is bearing the brunt of the coronavirus in the Imperial Valley. Of the hospital's 186 patients, 130 have COVID-19. CEO Adolphe Edward said the hospital building is beyond its capacity.
As we continue to see more coronavirus vaccines available and more people eligible to take them, will vaccinations continue to be viewed as an individual choice?
When we’re not concerned about our own health or our family's health – we're concerned about finances, being isolated, missing friends and relatives and wondering if life as we know it will ever get back to normal.
Mario Gastelum first closed his Cristina Herrera Hair Salon, in March. It reopened this summer only to close again due to the new stay-home order. Gastelum estimates he can keep the business afloat for seven weeks without income.