New Season of the MindShift Podcast Explores the Future of Learning and What it Means for Kids

New Season of the MindShift Podcast Explores the Future of Learning and What it Means for Kids

KQED is pleased to announce the launch of a second season of the MindShift podcast. Hosts Ki Sung and Katrina Schwartz, editors of KQED’s popular MindShift blog, explore the innovations in education that are shaping how kids learn. The five-episode season officially launches on August 29, with new episodes every other Tuesday through October 24. […]

Check, Please! Bay Area and Taste This Return with New Episodes

Check, Please! Bay Area and Taste This Return with New Episodes

SAN FRANCISCO – August 23, 2017 – KQED’s James Beard and Emmy Award-winning program Check, Please! Bay Area is back with new episodes this fall. The 12th season continues on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at 7:30pm on KQED 9 and online at kqed.org/checkplease. This fall, KQED’s Check, Please! Bay Area offers six new episodes featuring a range of menu options like […]

Roadtrip Nation A Balanced Equation

Roadtrip Nation A Balanced Equation

Women in S.T.E.M aren’t a dime a dozen, they’re more like a needle in a haystack. The newest four-part miniseries from the people who brought you The Next Mission and Why Not Us? Bring you an exploration of what it takes for women in this world to make it in the S.T.E.M fields. Bring you […]

KQED Wins Major Funding for Project to Improve Media Literacy and Curb the Spread of Misinformation

KQED Wins Major Funding for Project to Improve Media Literacy and Curb the Spread of Misinformation

KQED LEARN, AN ONLINE PLATFORM TO PROMOTE MEDIA LITERACY AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE, IS AMONG 20 PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT THAT HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO SHARE $1 MILLION THROUGH THE KNIGHT PROTOTYPE FUND. San Francisco, CA — KQED will develop a new service to help promote media literacy skills among young people and combat the proliferation of fake […]

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 […]