News and Events

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Matter Hosts a Demo Day for Third Class

The independent start-up accelerator focused on media will host a Demo Day in San Francisco on
Thursday, September 11.

Sep 02, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED in the Community for Latino Heritage Month

Celebrate Latino Heritage Month with KQED at these upcoming community events and screenings.

Aug 29, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

The Only Announced 2014 California Gubernatorial Debate To Take Place Thursday, September 4, at 7pm

Aug 20, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

Event: An Evening with Martin Yan and Jacques Pépin

Join KQED, in partnership with M.Y. China and La Boulange, for a celebration of two legendary chefs and public television cooking show pioneers.

Aug 19, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Wins National Edward R. Murrow Award

KQED Science Reporter Lauren Sommer receives national recognition for best use of sound in “Elephant Seal Dating Scene.”

Jul 29, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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