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Jade Martinez-Pogue

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Jade is the assignment editor and digital journalist at KEYT News Channel 3-12.

She was a USC Center for Health Journalism 2021 Data Fellow, where she spent six months investigating Santa Barbara County's lack of mental health acute in-patient beds.

Before becoming the assignment editor at KEYT, Jade was a general assignment reporter at Noozhawk. While she covered everything Santa Barbara County, her focus was county government and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jade interned at the Pacific Coast Business Times and freelanced at the Coastal View News in 2020.

She graduated from UC Santa Barbara in 2020 with a bachelor's in communication and a journalism certificate. While at UCSB, Jade took an international reporting course in which she spent three weeks reporting in the field in Berlin, Germany.

She was a staff writer and advertising outreach director at UCSB's student newspaper, The Bottom Line, before joining the editorial board as the National Beat Reporter her senior year.


Twitter: @MartinezPogue

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