Marisa Lagos

Marisa Lagos reports on state politics for KQED’s California Politics and Government Desk, which uses radio, television and online mediums to explore the latest news in California’s Capitol and dig deeper into political influence in the Golden State. Marisa also appears on a weekly podcast analyzing the week’s political news. Before joining KQED, she worked at the San Francisco Examiner and Los Angeles Times, and at the San Francisco Chronicle, where she covered San Francisco City Hall and state politics, focusing on the California legislature, governor, budget and criminal justice. She lives in San Francisco with her two sons and husband.