Elson Trinidad

Elson Trinidad is the Managing Editor of KCET's 50th Anniversary website. On KCET.org's blogs, he also writes the "Transpacific Routes" column on the waves and currents of So Cal's Asian/Pacific Islander communities, and the "Concrete and Chaparral" column on our local urban and native ecosystems.

A KCET viewer since the mid-1970s, Elson describes himself as "The Filipino kid who grew up listening to black music in an Armenian neighborhood where people spoke Spanish and ate Thai food." A native Angeleno with a penchant for creativity and community, his weapons of choice include a microphone, a piano, a laptop, and a shovel.