Megan Burks

Education Reporter, KPBS

Megan Burks is the education reporter at KPBS. Before tackling the education beat, Burks helped KPBS and Voice of San Diego launch Speak City Heights, a media project on community health in the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego. Her work pushed reform in the San Diego Police Department and taxi industry. Burks was awarded the San Diego County Taxpayers Association’s 2015 Media Watchdog Award for her look at dangerous housing conditions for low-income tenants, and has been recognized by the San Diego Human Relations Commission and Society of Professional Journalists San Diego for bringing underrepresented voices to radio.