Rachael Myrow Announced As Lead Reporter For KQED’s New Silicon Valley News Desk

KQED Public Radio’s statewide news service The California Report will be looking for a new morning host.

KQED Public Radio has announced that award–winning journalist Rachael Myrow, who has served as the morning host of The California Report since 2007, will move over to a newly-created position as the lead reporter for KQED’s new multimedia Silicon Valley News Desk. The statewide news service will be looking for a new morning host for its daily edition.

Myrow has previously served as a reporter and host at Marketplace Radio and KPCC in Los Angeles, before joining KQED Public Radio in 2007. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from University of California, Berkeley, where she got her start in radio at KALX.

The California Report is KQED Public Radio’s statewide radio news and public affairs program. The daily edition airs Monday through Friday mornings on KQED 88.5 FM. The program also produces a 30-minute weekly magazine, which airs on KQED 88.5 FM Friday afternoons. The program is carried by more than 30 public radio stations in California and many local station reporters are regular contributors to the program.

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KQED serves the people of Northern California with a public-supported alternative to commercial media. Home to the most listened-to public radio station in the nation, one of the highest rated public television services and a leader in interactive technology, KQED takes people of all ages on journeys of exploration — exposing them to new people, places and ideas.

As other news organizations have shrunk, KQED has expanded its efforts to cover the issues and events that are important to the Bay Area. As the most trusted source of news in the Bay Area, KQED is a multiplatform operation with offices and bureaus in San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, Fresno and Los Angeles. KQED News programs include KQED NEWSROOM, current affairs specials produced in collaboration with The Center for Investigative Reporting, The California Report, Forum, 18 news broadcasts on KQED Public Radio daily and the popular blogs News Fix, State of Health, Mindshift and The Lowdown. Stories from all KQED news programs are featured online at KQEDnews.org.