Miguel Contreras Digital Producer - Mobile Content
Miguel Contreras is a Web Producer for KPCC.org.
Prior to KPCC, Miguel worked in public TV station KCET's news show "SoCal Connected" as Associate Producer and Web Producer. There, he earned an Emmy, Golden Mike, and several L.A. Press Club Awards for his work on a months-long investigation into mismanagement at the Housing Authority of L.A.
Before his foray into journalism, Miguel ran an after school program for the City of Long Beach Public Library and worked as an instructional aide for special education students at Long Beach Unified School District for several years.
Miguel obtained a B.A. in Political Economy of Industrial Societies from UC Berkeley.
He grew up in the town of Tecate, Baja California (yes, like the beer), and attended school daily in Tecate, CA, USA.
Stories by Miguel Contreras
The annual Leonid meteor shower will be "mildly" lighting up the night sky late Monday through Tuesday morning.
Lakers guard Wayne Ellington will be taking an indefinite leave of absence following the murder of his father in Philadelphia this past Sunday.
The mother of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against his wife Lyvette, alleging she "killed him with malice and in cold blood."
"Washington Monthly" has compiled a list of the worst colleges in the U.S. based on price, student debt and graduation rates, among others.
Chances are improving that we might get an El Niño weather pattern this winter, but that doesn't mean it will bring a lot of much-needed rain.
Gustavo Cerati, Grammy-winning frontman for the legendary Argentine band Soda Stereo, has died of respiratory failure after spending four years in a coma.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be in the Southland through Thursday, and authorities warned the public of traffic tie-ups on Los Angeles' Westside.