KQED Presents

Producers of independent documentaries turn to KQED Presents to maximize national and international distribution for their productions. KQED, the most watched public television station during primetime, offers comprehensive programs and services to clients by giving them maximum reach, technical expertise, and unprecedented reporting.

Each year KQED takes on a limited number of completed productions (or productions that will be fully completed by the producer) for national public television broadcast. KQED customizes the services it offers to producers to effectively and efficiently guide the programs through the public television system.

Publicist contact info for KQED’s Presentations can be found at the bottom of each press release.

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Roadtrip Nation’s Ready to Rise Offers Inspiration for “Disconnected Youth”

An estimated 5.5 million young Americans aren’t working and aren’t in school. Join three of them in the Green RV as they explore the road to success. They aren’t in school, and they don’t have jobs. An estimated 5.5 million young Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 – that’s 1 out of 7 […]

Nov 20, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

The Second Season of Joanne Weir Gets Fresh Takes Viewers on a Culinary Adventure

  Award-winning and internationally admired cooking teacher, author, restaurateur, and television personality Joanne Weir enters season two of her 9th KQED cooking series with Joanne Weir Gets Fresh. Showcasing Joanne working side-by-side with guest students in her own San Francisco kitchen, the exciting new series is designed to provide a fresh approach for home chefs […]

Oct 23, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

In Defense of Food, based on the bestselling book, makes it simple to enjoy food and health

Join Michael Pollan on a fascinating journey to find out what we should eat to be healthy. Eating is one of the universal joys of life, but increasingly, it’s becoming hard to enjoy food and stay healthy. Especially with the holidays ahead! Just in time for all those New Year’s resolutions, best-selling author Michael Pollan […]

Oct 13, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

“The New Environmentalists” Showcases Victories From Myanmar to Scotland

Robert Redford tells the inspiring stories of six environmental heroes who are safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources. Yes, there still exists a lake so clean, you can drink water right out of it … and yes, a mining company tried to drain it to dig a pit mine. Such is the fate of our planet […]

Aug 04, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

From Star Wars to Snap Judgment, Season 12 of Roadtrip Nation Focuses on Careers in Design

With its focus on careers in design, the twelfth season of Roadtrip Nation features conversations with award-winning artists, animators and sound designers from hits like Disney’s Frozen, Pixar’s Toy Story, the Star Wars franchise and NPR’s Snap Judgment. Whether you’re searching for career guidance or just a fan of pop culture, you’ll want to join […]

Jun 25, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

Travel the Globe from Taiwan to Toronto in Season 8 of Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope

Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope scours the globe for the very best in travel opportunities for its viewers.  Whether it’s places close to home, like this season’s series of shows on Ontario, Canada — a province larger and more varied than much of Europe — or far-flung adventures such as Taiwan by rail or always-surprising South Korea, […]

Jun 23, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

First-generation college students ask Why Not Us? in a new one-hour special from Roadtrip Nation

College is never easy, but it poses real challenges for students who are the first in their families to attend. Join four such students as they hit the road in the green RV seeking guidance and hope. Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz, now worth $2.5 billion, was the first in his family to attend […]

Feb 11, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

KQED Presents: Joanne Weir Gets Fresh – A New Culinary Journey for Viewers

Joanne Weir Gets Fresh carries forward the success of her previous award-winning PBS TV series “Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence” with 15 brand new shows. Series Description: Joanne Weir is back and ready to get fresh with a brand new series! The award-winning cooking instructor, author and television personality returns with 15 new episodes of adventures […]

Sep 26, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

The New Environmentalists is back with a fourth Emmy win and more good news for the planet

Robert Redford tells the inspiring stories of six environmental heroes who are safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources. With an environmental crisis the size of our planet, it’s no wonder many of us feel helpless. In this year’s remarkable installment of The New Environmentalists, however, people who thought they didn’t have the power are realizing that it’s […]

Jul 29, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

Ultimate Restorations (re)makes history

KQED presents a new eight-part series, Ultimate Restorations, featuring the spellbinding restorations of irreplaceable masterpieces. Antiques Roadshow meets This Old House in Ultimate Restorations, an eight-part series featuring the marvels of engineering from America’s grand history of ambition and innovation. From the 1880s through World War II, the United States advanced the science of aeronautics, propulsion, navigation and sound with inventions that were both functional […]

Jul 15, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post