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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 — 1,557 followers, 10,293 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

.@CityFarmersNsy was once told the biz wasn't going to make it because it was in #CityHeights. Today, the nursery celebrates 45 yrs https://t.co/vnZqWV4V4o https://t.co/LtrAZXg3Dc

Nov 13, 2017

Where does the border wall exist, when was it built and what's the impact? @inewsource/@KPBSnews answer these Qs using previously undisclosed data. https://t.co/wNzWvoSrgb

Nov 13, 2017

@sdfashionista3 @KPBSnews Thx for the interest. The tweet is referring to a different home that is mentioned in the story, not the one pictured.

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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.