News and Events

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Latest News

KQED Expands Fracking Coverage

KQED expands its coverage of fracking in California with two new special reports on radio and television on July 14 and 18.

Jul 09, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Publishes New Energy iBooks Textbooks

KQED Science partners with Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University, expands multi-touch science book collection.

Jun 25, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Welcomes Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! to the Bay Area

Popular news quiz program will record three shows at San Francisco’s Nourse Theater in front of sold-out crowds.

Jun 24, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

‘Price Check’ Aims to Make Health Care Costs More Transparent in California

Four-month project of KQED, Southern California Public Radio and will use community-contributed health care cost data for reporting.

Jun 18, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED and StoryCorps present OutLoud San Francisco

The night of storytelling, live music and performances on Wed, Jun 25, is part of KQED’s LGBT Pride Month celebrations.

Jun 12, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

Celebrate LGBT Pride Month with KQED at these upcoming community events and screenings.

May 29, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

Matter Announces Third Class of Startups

The independent start-up accelerator focused on media, founded by KQED, the Knight Foundation and PRX, has announced the six startups selected to participate in its third class.

May 15, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Nominated for 14 Northern California Emmy® Awards

Productions honored include independent documentaries, science and news segments, and performing arts specials on KQED 9

May 09, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Join KQED for community events and watch videos and listen to audio celebrating the stories and contributions of Asian Pacific Americans.

Apr 21, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Names New Senior Leadership

Kevin Martin comes on board as chief operating officer. Michael Isip is named chief content officer.

Apr 11, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post