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Producer - Contributor through April 2018
Finn began her career in broadcasting at KTLA and KCET in Los Angeles. In 1979 she became KPBS’ Public Information Director, then Director of Advertising and Promotion, Program Director, and Director of Broadcasting. She oversaw the station’s local and national productions, including the one-hour documentary Los Romeros: The Royal Family of the Guitar, and Child Protective Services, a one-hour look inside the San Diego County agency responsible for the welfare of at risk children. Both programs also aired on public television stations nationwide.
Finn has earned honors from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Pacific Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Recent Stories by Pat Finn
The interim San Diego County Registrar of Voters acknowledged that scheduling the election to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom as early as August of this year may create problems with election personnel, voting places and even paper ballots.
Veerabhadran "Ram" Ramanathan, the renowned professor and researcher in climate science at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, is being honored for his work on climate change.
The new week begins with good and not-so-good health care news. COVID-19 cases and deaths are down county-wide. But so are some services of Scripps Health, as it enters the fourth week of a debilitating cyberattack.
One of San Diego County's most famous classical music groups, Los Romeros, will perform a 60th anniversary concert on Sunday. It will be livestreamed from the Belly Up in Solana Beach.
- May 13
- By Pat Finn
When the owner of Warwick's in La Jolla was given two weeks to meet an all-cash offer of $8.3 million for the building the store had occupied for 70 years, she thought it was curtains.
While activists are calling for immediate reform, some San Diego City Council members say a thorough analysis of how, where and when to shift portions of the police department budget is needed first.
Everyone from Scripps Health executives to the FBI has maintained radio silence about the extent and ramifications of the cyberattack on Scripps Health. Frustrated patients, however, have become very noisy on Scripps' Facebook account.
Paul Markovich, president and CEO of Blue Shield of California, joined Midday Edition to talk about the hurdles the state must overcome to reach herd immunity and slow the spread of coronavirus.
Dr. Wilma Wooten, San Diego County Public Health Officer, informed the county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that a case of the COVID-19 variant that is ravaging India has been found in San Diego.
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.