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Tarryn Mento

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

Journalist covering refugee resettlement/immigration/economic development/more in San Diego for radio, TV and web. Say hi: tmento@kpbs.org.

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Biography

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 — 1,558 followers, 10,328 tweets

"I had to go in, sit down with her and talk about the fact that she wasn't going to be able to get an epidural, and she was going to have to do this naturally," Sweeney says. That's when the young woman broke down, Sweeney says, and folded in on herself in tears. https://t.co/zC7PwG7vcp
RT @bradracino: This morning's @inewsource story about attorney Cory Briggs and his nonprofits comes complete with full…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/946414958337650688 
One property goes for $10,000 a month (up from $3500) after alleged price gouging following North Bay wildfires  http://www.ktvu.com/news/6-landlords-accused-of-price-gouging-after-north-bay-fires 
RT @CarloNews8: Support GREAT investigative journalism. It makes San Diego a better place to live.  https://twitter.com/inewsource/status/941772955335266304 
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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.