Alissa Escarce is a radio news intern at KQED. She is also an independent radio producer whose work on urban planning, immigration, and agriculture has appeared on NPR's Latino USA, KCRW, and Radio Bilingue. Email: email@example.com Twitter: @Alissa Escarce
Anna Kusmer is a 2018 KQED News intern. She has worked as an ecologist and a hamburger flipper. She is also a freelance writer with stories appearing in NPR and PBS.
Alice Daniel loves the listening aspect of reporting because she gets to briefly walk in other people’s shoes. She has rappelled down into caves and gone up in helicopters for KQED’s The California Report but her favorite place to pursue a story is the High Sierra or any family-run bakery, of course. Alice has a masters in journalism from Columbia University and teaches at Fresno State. She is a California Healthline Regional Correspondent and a frequent contributor to Success magazine. In her free time, she skis and hikes, throws pottery, practices piano and looks out the window.
Anya Schultz is a visual intern for KQED. She was previously the magazine editor and multimedia editor at The Daily Californian, UC Berkeley's newspaper. You can follow her on Twitter @anyaviolet.
Dan Brekke is a blogger, reporter and editor for KQED News, responsible for online breaking news coverage of topics ranging from California water issues to the Bay Area's transportation challenges. In a newsroom career that began in Chicago in 1972, Dan has worked as a city and foreign/national editor for The San Francisco Examiner, editor at Wired News, deputy editor at Wired magazine, managing editor at TechTV as well as for several Web startups. Since joining KQED in 2007, Dan has reported, edited and produced both radio and online features and breaking news pieces. He has shared in two Society of Professional Journalists Norcal Excellence in Journalism awards — for his 2012 reporting on a KQED Science series on water and power in California, and in 2014, for KQED's comprehensive reporting on the south Napa earthquake. In addition to his 44 years of on-the-job education, Dan is a lifelong student of history and is still pursuing an undergraduate degree. Email Dan at: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: twitter.com/danbrekke Facebook: www.facebook.com/danbrekke LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/danbrekke
Guy Marzorati is a reporter and producer for KQED News, the California Report and KQED's California Politics and Government Desk. Guy joined KQED in 2013. He grew up in New York and graduated from Santa Clara University. Email: GMarzorati@KQED.org
Grace is the winner of the new Dr. Allen Fuhs science communication scholarship and summer internship at KQED in San Francisco. She is a student of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology at California State University, Monterey Bay. As a California native and a longtime resident of the Monterey Peninsula, she first developed her passion for nature by exploring tide pools as a child. Grace loves kayaking, paddle-boarding, yoga, music, painting, and animals of all shapes and sizes. Follow her on Twitter @gracestarbird