Erika Aguilar is editor of The Bay, a local news and storytelling podcast from KQED. She joined the news department in 2017 after a short time producing independent audio projects and podcasts. Erika has more than ten years reporting for public media. She covered law enforcement, breaking news and Orange County issues for KPCC public radio in Los Angeles, and wrote stories about the environment for KUT public radio in Austin. She is a San Antonio native, and a proud journalism graduate of Texas State University - San Marcos.