• Introducing Political Breakdown

    Introducing Political Breakdown

    KQED’s NEW RADIO PROGRAM AND PODCAST EXPLORES THE POLITICAL INTERSECTION OF CALIFORNIA AND THE NATION — FROM THE INSIDE OUT January 3, 2018, San Francisco, CA — Political Breakdown is a new weekly radio program and podcast that unpacks politics with a California perspective. Hosts Scott Shafer, senior editor of the California politics and government desk, and state […]

  • KQED Receives Awards in Nine Categories from the Society of Professional Journalists for Excellence in Journalism

    KQED Receives Awards in Nine Categories from the Society of Professional Journalists for Excellence in Journalism

    The Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter has recognized several KQED reporters and producers with 2017 Excellence in Journalism Awards in nine categories. These awards honor outstanding reporting that embodies the Society of Professional Journalist’s ideals of initiative, integrity, talent and compassion. The award highlights bestowed on the KQED staff include an “Outstanding Emerging […]

  • Film School Shorts Returns with a New Season of Dramatic, Comedic and Quirky Cinema

    Film School Shorts Returns with a New Season of Dramatic, Comedic and Quirky Cinema

    The fifth season of KQED’s Film School Shorts television series offers a sneak peek at the future of filmmaking, as well as an antidote to Hollywood’s diversity dilemma. Nearly half of the films in the new season are directed by women, and more than 30 percent are directed by people of color. From exploring the […]

  • Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War Premieres September 17 on KQED

    Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War Premieres September 17 on KQED

    To help mark the occasion of this monumental documentary project, KQED is producing a series of articles and stories about the war’s impact on the Bay Area SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Vietnam War, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s highly anticipated documentary series, tells the story of the Vietnam War as it has never been […]

  • KQED Wins Major Funding for Project to Improve Media Literacy and Curb the Spread of Misinformation

    KQED Wins Major Funding for Project to Improve Media Literacy and Curb the Spread of Misinformation

    KQED LEARN, AN ONLINE PLATFORM TO PROMOTE MEDIA LITERACY AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE, IS AMONG 20 PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT THAT HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO SHARE $1 MILLION THROUGH THE KNIGHT PROTOTYPE FUND. San Francisco, CA — KQED will develop a new service to help promote media literacy skills among young people and combat the proliferation of fake […]

Joanne Weir's Plate and Places Premieres

Joanne Weir’s Plate and Places Premieres

Explore the destinations, meet the local people, and cook with great ingredients that have inspired Joanne throughout her career. In this cinematic new series filmed on location throughout France, Germany, Italy, Morocco and Greece, Joanne’s curiosity and passion for good food combine for a thrilling adventure. Join Joanne on her quest to find the key ingredient to create extraordinary dishes: Inspiration!

Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope Season 10 Returns to Public Television

Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope Season 10 Returns to Public Television

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope embarks on its 10th season exploring Asia and celebrating Christmas around the globe.  “We are always looking to bring our viewers the best of travel so the entire world is on our list,” says Joseph.  “We are pleased with the wide […]

Introducing Political Breakdown

Introducing Political Breakdown

KQED’s NEW RADIO PROGRAM AND PODCAST EXPLORES THE POLITICAL INTERSECTION OF CALIFORNIA AND THE NATION — FROM THE INSIDE OUT January 3, 2018, San Francisco, CA — Political Breakdown is a new weekly radio program and podcast that unpacks politics with a California perspective. Hosts Scott Shafer, senior editor of the California politics and government desk, and state […]

Graduate Students profiled in Roadtrip Nation’s Degree of Impact

Coming this February to Public Television and KQED, Roadtrip Nation: Degree of Impact dives into the world of graduate studies, following three Roadtrippers, all pursuing doctoral degrees, Kylie Yearwood (38, Hogansville, GA), Jason Vanfosson (30, Kalamazoo, MI) & Crystal Francis (31, Baltimore, MD) as they travel the 3,247 Mile journey across the US visiting doctorate-holding professionals from various […]

KQED's Roadtrip Nation receives a Program Excellence Award at APT's Fall Marketplace

KQED’s Roadtrip Nation receives a Program Excellence Award at APT’s Fall Marketplace

Dan Ford, executive producer of Roadtrip Nation, with fellow winner Rick Steves showing off their awards for Program Excellence at APT’s Fall Marketplace. American Public Televisions, 2017 Fall Marketplace took a moment this year to recognize 3 Public Television series and producers with Program Excellence Awards. Among them, was KQED’s own presentation, Roadtrip Nation. These awards honor outstanding content production […]

Roadtrip Nation Season 15 - "Setting Course" Premieres Nationally

Roadtrip Nation Season 15 – “Setting Course” Premieres Nationally

Roadtrip Nation is a documentary series that follows the journeys of young people as they travel the country interviewing inspiring individuals who do what they love. This winter, the producers at Roadtrip Nation premiere season 15 of the series with Setting Course, a new four-part documentary series from Roadtrip Nation, following three college students as they explore […]

KQED Receives Awards in Nine Categories from the Society of Professional Journalists for Excellence in Journalism

KQED Receives Awards in Nine Categories from the Society of Professional Journalists for Excellence in Journalism

The Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter has recognized several KQED reporters and producers with 2017 Excellence in Journalism Awards in nine categories. These awards honor outstanding reporting that embodies the Society of Professional Journalist’s ideals of initiative, integrity, talent and compassion. The award highlights bestowed on the KQED staff include an “Outstanding Emerging […]

Roadtrip Nation - Changing Gears

Roadtrip Nation – Changing Gears

Grease monkey. Motorhead. The slang we use for vehicle technicians depicts the job as a down and dirty trade rather than a highly-skilled craft. Roadtrip Nation’s new one-hour special, Changing Gears, dispels long-held perceptions of technician work, opening up the hood on a rapidly accelerating industry that’s driven by advanced training, specialized skills, and mastery […]

Film School Shorts Returns with a New Season of Dramatic, Comedic and Quirky Cinema

Film School Shorts Returns with a New Season of Dramatic, Comedic and Quirky Cinema

The fifth season of KQED’s Film School Shorts television series offers a sneak peek at the future of filmmaking, as well as an antidote to Hollywood’s diversity dilemma. Nearly half of the films in the new season are directed by women, and more than 30 percent are directed by people of color. From exploring the […]

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War Premieres September 17 on KQED

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War Premieres September 17 on KQED

To help mark the occasion of this monumental documentary project, KQED is producing a series of articles and stories about the war’s impact on the Bay Area SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Vietnam War, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s highly anticipated documentary series, tells the story of the Vietnam War as it has never been […]