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M.G. Perez

Education Reporter

M.G. Perez covers stories on education systems in the San Diego region, from Pre-K to college. In addition to a background in journalism, M.G. spent seven years as a teacher with San Diego Unified School District, in classrooms supporting students with mild to severe special needs. Prior to becoming a teacher, M.G.’s extensive career in broadcast journalism included general assignment reporting at KFMB-TV in San Diego, KPRC-TV in Houston, KGO-TV in San Francisco, and WNBC-TV in New York. M.G. is also an advocate for and active member of the local arts community. In January 2017, he founded the San Diego Theatre Connection, a grassroots organization with a mission to promote quality entertainment and raise awareness, donations, and volunteerism for charities. He also serves on the organizational committee of the San Diego International Fringe Festival and is a Drama Ministry Coordinator and member of University Christian Church in Hillcrest. M.G. is a native Texan, with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with emphasis in Theatre from the University of Houston Downtown. He holds a master’s degree in special education from Point Loma Nazarene University.