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Rachael Myrow

Rachael Myrow
Silicon Valley Correspondent

From KQED's Bureau in San Jose, Rachael Myrow's mandate is to cover politics, economics, technology and culture in a region that stretches from Burlingame to Edenvale to Fremont. She also covers food and its relationship to health, happiness and public policy, and blogs for Bay Area Bites. Her posting in Silicon Valley follows more than seven years serving as the daily host of KQED's California Report, broadcast on NPR affiliates throughout the state. She has also guest hosted The California Report Magazine and Forum and hopes to continue to do so in the years to come.

Before KQED, she worked for Marketplace and KPCC. In addition to KQED, she files for NPR and PRI's The World.

Rachael's work has won her awards from the LA Press Club, the Radio and Television News Association, the Associated Press Television-Radio Association of California and Nevada, the Radio-Television News Directors Association of Southern California, the Northern California RTNDA, SPJ Northern California Chapter, the San Francisco Peninsula Club Greater Bay Area and a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award.

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The California Report | Oct 21, 2014 8:50 AM
Latino Vote Remains Sleeping Giant of California Electorate

If you're not registered to vote yet, you won't be able to vote in the November 4 election. The deadline to sign up was Monday. A non-partisan group called Voto Latino might be able to claim credit for a few last-minute filers - but the Latino vote remains the sleeping giant of California politics.

The California Report | Sep 26, 2014 8:50 AM
Hacking for Democracy: Code for America Summit

Roughly 800 people gathered in San Francisco this week for the fourth annual Code for America summit. The nonprofit embeds coders, designers and other techies into government offices and agencies around the country to help aging bureaucratic infrastructure serve citizens better.

The California Report | Sep 19, 2014 4:30 PM
Navigating Social Media in Middle School a Big Challenge for Parents, Too

At this point in the digital revolution, children as young as one are salivating for their own phone, if they haven't appropriated yours. But the conversation really amps up around middle school, with smartphones, iPods and social media. We explore the social media landscape middle schoolers find all around themselves, 24/7, and how parents might think about helping them navigate it.

The California Report | Sep 16, 2014 8:50 AM
Farewell Rachael Myrow!

Our host of seven years says goodbye to the show. Rachael Myrow is moving on to KQED's Silicon Valley News Desk.

The California Report | Sep 12, 2014 4:30 PM
How Money Factors Into the College Rankings Battle

This week, the premier national college ranking came out from U.S. News & World Report. Ivy League schools top the list, with Stanford and Caltech following. UC Berkeley comes in 20th. You might think that's in large part because public schools are at a financial disadvantage competing against private colleges and universities -- but that's not necessarily so.

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