News and Events

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KQED Launches Extensive Coverage of the Digital Health Revolution with “Future of You”

Future of You Documentary Premieres on QUEST Wednesday, November 5

Oct 21, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Continues In-depth Election Coverage with “Science At the Ballot Box”

A KQED NEWSROOM & QUEST television special airs on October 24 at 8pm and again on October 29 at 7:30pm on KQED 9.

Oct 17, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Announces New Leadership for News

Holly Kernan is named executive editor of news — a new senior management position. Mia Zuckerkandel is the new executive producer of television for news. Beth Willon comes on board as senior editor for the new Silicon Valley News Desk.

Oct 09, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

NBC Bay Area, KQED, The Huffington Post and San Jose State University to Host 17th Congressional District Debate October 6

Congressman Mike Honda, challenger Ro Khanna to Square off in Debate Moderated by NBC Bay Area’s Raj Mathai.

Sep 24, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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