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KQED Launches The Leap Podcast

The Leap explores life’s make-or-break moments. Debuts Tuesday, October 6 KQED is thrilled to announce the launch of The Leap, a storytelling podcast about people in life-defining moments ─ the dreams that drive them and the changes they never saw coming. Season One of the The Leap launches on, iTunes and SoundCloud. Episode one, “Liquid Ass,” […]

Sep 29, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Launches “Love in the Digital Age”

New podcast series features humorous, heart wrenching and it-just-got-complicated first person, mini-documentaries about technology and love.

Sep 02, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED’s Jo Anne Wallace Elected to NPR Board

KQED Vice President and General Manager, KQED Public Radio Jo Anne Wallace has been elected to the National Public Radio (NPR) Board of Directors.

Aug 13, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Celebrates Big Blue Live with Special Reports and Events Starting August 28

In their first live natural history collaboration, PBS and BBC are presenting Big Blue Live — a three-night television and online event.

Aug 12, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED News Series “Immigrant Shift” Explores the Changing California Workforce

One out of every three working people in California is an immigrant – and their share has grown in recent decades.

Jul 20, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED, FRONTLINE, Univision, IRP and Reveal from CIR Reteam to Uncover Sexual Abuse of Women in the Janitorial Industry

New Investigation Builds on Award-Winning 2013 Collaboration, Rape in the Fields/Violación de un Sueño Every night, as most of us head home, janitors across America, many of them women, begin their night shift. They are often alone or isolated in empty buildings — and vulnerable to sexual violence. Following up on the award-winning collaboration that […]

Jun 16, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED’s New Deep Look Video Collection Uncovers More Hidden Realms

Deep Look, KQED’s YouTube series exploring big scientific mysteries by revealing the unseen at the edge of our visible world, is back with new releases this week on the PBS Digital Studios channel.

Jun 12, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Announces New Leadership for Corporate Sponsorship

KQED names DeLinda Mrowka as vice president of corporate sponsorship. She will oversee the generation of new corporate underwriting partnerships, drive expansion of existing accounts and lead KQED’s corporate support department which is responsible for 23 percent of the organization’s revenue. In her new role, starting June 1, Mrowka will be a member of KQED’s senior […]

Jun 09, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

Found: The Rejected, first documentary about gay people to air on American television

Unseen for more than 50 years, KQED’s groundbreaking documentary resurfaces and is now available online for LGBT Pride Month. SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2015 – KQED, the public media organization serving Northern California, and the San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive, part of the special collections department at San Francisco State University’s J. Paul Leonard […]

Jun 05, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

2015 Check, Please! Bay Area Taste & Sip to Celebrate Show’s 10th Anniversary

Popular Bay Area Tasting Festival Features More Than 40 Eateries and Wineries SAN FRANCISCO – April 27, 2015 – KQED will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the popular local food show Check, Please! Bay Area at this year’s Check, Please! Bay Area Taste & Sip food and wine tasting, June 2, 2015, 6:30-8:30pm at the […]

Apr 27, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post