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Tarryn Mento

San Diego, CA
Journalist — KPBS-TV (San Diego, CA)

@KPBSNews journalist living and working in City Heights, San Diego. Say hi: tmento@kpbs.org

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I cover local government for radio, TV and web at the San Diego NPR and PBS affiliate, KPBS News.

Before I was metro reporter, I worked as the station's web producer. I helped manage our online coverage of the region's May 2014 wildfires and sexual harassment scandal surrounding then-Mayor Bob F...

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@TBMento — 1,526 followers, 10,229 tweets

Sep 20, 2017

RT @KPBS: Join @TBMento and KPBS Community Hero Elizabeth Lopez for a discussion on immigration in San Diego. Details:…

Sep 20, 2017

RT @10News: 14-year-old boyfriend and girlfriend missing in City Heights. San Diego Police search underway…

Sep 19, 2017

RT @OsloFF: .@pressfreedom VR let's you experience being interrogated at a prison in Tehran. #OsloFF https://t.co/lwGFTBqhmH

Sep 18, 2017

RT @inewsource: IRC searching for a new exec. director after the national office found #SanDiego branch violated housing policies:  http://ow.ly/MlK330ff9lS 

Sep 18, 2017

IRC San Diego is looking for new leadership after its national office found problems with how it resettled refugees  http://www.kpbs.org/news/2017/sep/18/san-diego-irc-seeks-new-leadership-after-parent-ag/ 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Intern at Times Union in Albany, N.Y. I wrote the arts blogs, produced Q&As and did man on the street interviews. Ya know — the good stuff.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Ellington. ENPS. FinalCut Pro. Adobe Audition. Photoshop. Twitter. Facebook. Storify. Infogram. Vine.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter. Someone's always there.