NAMLE Awards KQED for Media Literacy Efforts

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The National Association for Media Literacy (NAMLE) has announced that KQED is a recipient of a 2017 Media Literate Media (MLM) Award for advancing media literacy projects. The MLM awards recognize mainstream media organizations for making outstanding contributions in covering, encouraging and teaching media literacy. Launched in July 2016, KQED’s major media […]

KQED Takes Home 5 Northern California Emmy® Awards

KQED Takes Home 5 Northern California Emmy® Awards

Following an impressive 17 nominations KQED has been honored with five Northern California Emmy® Awards, celebrating outstanding achievement in television and by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The 46th Emmy® ceremony, held Saturday, June 3, at the SFJAZZ Center, honored excellence in all fields of television and online production. The KQED productions […]

Roadtrip Nation Life Hackers

Roadtrip Nation Life Hackers

As the vague threat of “hacking” continues to loom large over our everyday lives, cyber security has traditionally been treated with a level of squeamishness. However, as Roadtrip Nation: Life Hackers explores the cyber security industry, it succeeds in driving out some of the dark uncertainties of the field by showcasing the warmth and wit […]

The Trials of Marvin Mutch

The Trials of Marvin Mutch

KQED digital documentary explores the life of Marvin Mutch as he negotiates his way through the California parole system and his re-entry into society after 40 years behind bars.    “All of my life, I’ve had this desire to fix things that were wrong. There’s nothing noble about it . . . It’s part of my […]

KQED’s Truly CA Announces 12th Season of Films Celebrating California

KQED’s Truly CA Announces 12th Season of Films Celebrating California

KQED’s documentary series Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories returns for its 12th season with a dozen films covering topics from healing through dance to the San Francisco comedy scene of the 1980s.

KQED Receives Six Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

KQED Receives Six Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

KQED is the proud recipient of six regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). The awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and digital news organizations around the world. The KQED News and KQED Science teams received an award for Continuing Coverage for their reporting on […]

KQED Wins Prestigious Webby Award for Deep Look's Mosquito Video

KQED Wins Prestigious Webby Award for Deep Look’s Mosquito Video

KQED’s YouTube science series Deep Look won a Webby People’s Voice Award this week in the science and education video category with its three-minute video ‘How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood.’

KQED Learning Launches a New Website for Educators to Amplify Youth Voice, Civic Engagement, and Media Literacy in a Digital World

KQED Learning Launches a New Website for Educators to Amplify Youth Voice, Civic Engagement, and Media Literacy in a Digital World

KQED, a member station of NPR and PBS based in San Francisco, announces the launch of the new KQED Learning online hub. KQED Learning serves educators with free and open digital content and tools focused on amplifying youth voice, making media, civic engagement, and real-world media literacy.  KQED Learning is a “go-to” resource for professional […]

Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft, KQED’s First Production for American Masters, Premieres Friday, May 26, at 9pm

Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft, KQED’s First Production for American Masters, Premieres Friday, May 26, at 9pm

KQED’s first in-house production for American Masters, Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft, premieres on Friday, May 26, at 9pm on KQED 9, and nationally at the same date and time on PBS stations nationwide. Produced and directed by Peter L. Stein and narrated by Stanley Tucci, this new documentary profiles the life and career […]

taste & sip 2017

KQED’s Check, Please! Bay Area Taste & Sip Event Is Bigger Than Ever

KQED’s popular Check, Please! Bay Area Taste & Sip food and wine tasting will be held Tuesday, May 23, 2017, from 6:30 to 9pm at the San Francisco Design Center Galleria.