KQED Radio News is KQED's award-winning local news program, covering news events and emerging trends in the Bay Area. The morning news reports air during National Public Radio's Morning Edition with headlines at 6:06 a.m. and 7:35 a.m., newscasts at 7:06 a.m. and 8:06 a.m. and featured stories at 6:33 a.m. and 8:33 am. The afternoon news updates air in 2-minute segments during NPR's All Things Considered at 4:33, 5:04, 5:33 and 6:04 p.m.
Founded in 1969, KQED Public Radio switched to an all news and information format in 1987.
Live audio streaming can be found on the KQED Radio News Web site at kqed.org. The site has seen a huge increase in traffic since the events of September 11th, when many new visitors logged on to the site from around the world to get up-to-date information and news. People have continued to visit the site in large numbers to get their news. During the period from August 2001 to March 2002, there was an increase of nearly 55,000 unique visitors to kqed.org, or 171 percent growth.
The KQED Radio News staff are:
Kathryn Baron -- Morning Host and Reporter/Producer
Judy Campbell -- Reporter
Cheryl Colopy -- Reporter/Producer
Eric Gillespie -- Supervisor of News & Public Affairs
Erika Kelly -- Director/Producer
Susan Kennedy -- Managing Editor
Jason Margolis -- Sacramento Bureau Reporter
Cyrus Musiker -- Reporter
Raúl Ramirez -- News Director
Peter Jon Shuler -- South Bay Bureau Chief
Kat Snow -- Editor