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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

State of Surveillance Investigates the Use of Cutting-Edge Technology in Fighting Crime

KQED and The Center for Investigative Reporting partner on a new multiplatform presentation including a 30-minute television special, a radio report and online articles.

Apr 02, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW Coming to Santa Clara on Saturday, June 7

Applications for tickets are available now through April 7.

Mar 18, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Names John Myers the Senior Editor of its New California Politics and Government Desk

The new desk will deliver coverage for breaking news and long-lead enterprise reporting on television, radio and digital.

Mar 14, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

QUEST Premieres 100th Television Episode on April 2 at 7:30pm on KQED 9

Explore High-Tech Bikes, Hydrogen Cars, Wolves, Seed Diversity and De-extinction

Mar 13, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Creates Multiplatform Arts Desk to Expand Coverage

KQED Names David Markus Executive in Charge, Arts, and Joe Matazzoni Arts Managing Editor.

Mar 11, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED marks Dr. Seuss’ birthday with an all-new Cat-ebration

A special week of THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT THAT! kicks off with a new one-hour special on Monday, March 3   This March, KQED will premiere a week of new adventures with the Cat in the Hat to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday. “Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Cat-ebration” kicks off on Monday, […]

Feb 24, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Celebrates Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month with KQED at these upcoming community events and screenings.

Jan 31, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Mourns the Death of Raul Ramirez

The award–winning journalist, teacher and mentor had served as executive director, news and public affairs, for KQED Public Radio since 1991.

Nov 15, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

Silicon Valley Goes to Space – A New KQED Television Production Premieres Wednesday, November 20, 7:30pm on KQED 9

Space flights for sale? Mining the moon? Reusable rockets? It may seem like science fiction, but it’s real. And it’s happening now.

Nov 13, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post