KQED's Above the Noise Empowers Teens with the Facts Behind Real-World Issues

KQED’s Above the Noise Empowers Teens with the Facts Behind Real-World Issues

KQED Launches Above the Noise, a New YouTube Series that Empowers Teens with the Facts Behind Real-World Issues that Affect Their Lives San Francisco, CA — KQED announces the launch of Above the Noise, a new YouTube series for teens premiering on March 1 that cuts through the hype and dives deep into the science […]

The Leap, KQED’s Award-Winning Storytelling Podcast, Returns for Season 2

The Leap, KQED’s Award-Winning Storytelling Podcast, Returns for Season 2

Stories about those moments in life when you have no other choice but to close your eyes … and jump. The Leap, a podcast about the risky choices that change everything, returns for a second season with six compelling stories of people making dramatic transformations. Hosted by award-winning public radio reporter-producers Amy Standen and Judy […]

American Masters – Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise premieres February 21

American Masters – Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise premieres February 21

First Feature Documentary on the Author/Activist Premieres on PBS During Black History Month; Features Exclusive Interviews with Dr. Angelou, Oprah Winfrey, Common, Bill and Hillary Clinton, and Others Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) led a prolific life. As […]

Octopus Suckers. Cat Tongues. Snail Love Darts. Deep Look, KQED’s YouTube Nature Series, Debuts New Host and Fascinating Stories Up Close

Octopus Suckers. Cat Tongues. Snail Love Darts. Deep Look, KQED’s YouTube Nature Series, Debuts New Host and Fascinating Stories Up Close

KQED’s award-winning YouTube science series, Deep Look, launches stunning new videos with a new host, KQED science radio reporter Lauren Sommer, February 14 on the PBS Digital Studios network.

“American Suburb” Explores the Flip Side of Gentrification

“American Suburb” Explores the Flip Side of Gentrification

The Eleven-Part Feature is the First of KQED’s New Podcast Q’ed Up, Devoted to Storytelling with Heart from the Bay Area In the Bay Area, many residents are being priced out of its big cities. But where are they going? That’s the question that inspired “American Suburb,” the first series in KQED’s new weekly podcast, […]

KQED Launches Exactly, a New Podcast Series Hosted by Kelly Corrigan

KQED Launches Exactly, a New Podcast Series Hosted by Kelly Corrigan

Hosted by the Three-Time New York Times Bestselling Author Kelly Corrigan, KQED’s New Podcast features Conversations with Some of the Brightest Literary and Creative Minds Today San Francisco, CA — The gap between being inspired and entertained just got smaller. Take the brainy topics of a TED Talk, the informative wit of The Daily Show and the […]

KQED Introduces PBS KIDS

KQED Introduces PBS KIDS

24/7 Channel Will Replace KQED Kids on January 16; PBS KIDS Free Multiplatform Service Includes Live Streaming and Interactive Games San Francisco, CA, December 20, 2016 — KQED will introduce the new television channel PBS KIDS to Bay Area viewers on January 16, 2017. The 24/7 children’s channel will replace KQED Kids in the Bay Area. […]

SF Homeless Project Coverage Continues Dec. 7

SF Homeless Project Coverage Continues Dec. 7

Second Wave of Coordinated Homelessness Coverage Explores Accountability and Follow Up   December 5, 2016, San Francisco, CA — It’s estimated that there are over 6,600 people living on the streets of San Francisco. Despite many efforts to alleviate the situation over the decades, the problem continues to worsen in one of the wealthiest, technologically […]

Feast It Forward Provides Major Funding for “Chefs Flight” in May 2017

Feast It Forward Provides Major Funding for “Chefs Flight” in May 2017

Feast it Forward™ has provided major funding for an American Masters “Chefs Flight,” four documentaries on iconic chefs James Beard, Julia Child, Jacques Pépin, and Alice Waters. The documentaries will premiere May 2017 on PBS as part of the series’ 31st season. New documentaries American Masters – James Beard: America’s First Foodie and American Masters – […]

KQED’s Newest Podcast, Bay Curious, Explores the Bay Area One Question at a Time

KQED’s Newest Podcast, Bay Curious, Explores the Bay Area One Question at a Time

November 18, 2016, San Francisco, CA — If you live anywhere long enough, certain local quirks seem normal. In the Bay Area, maybe it’s the unusual belted shape of Sutro Tower. Or the overwhelming noise of a BART train as it travels underneath the bay. Or the mere existence of those brightly colored parrots perched above […]