Award–winning journalist will be interviewed by Dave Iverson on KQED 88.5 FM on Friday, February 15 at 10am.
San Francisco Mayor Edward Lee declares February 15, 2013, "Michael Krasny Day."
Beloved radio personality Michael Krasny celebrates 20 years as the host of KQED Public Radio’s wildly popular live morning public affairs program Forum on Friday, February 15. Tune in at 10am to KQED 88.5 FM for a special hour interview of Krasny conducted by Dave Iverson, during whichthe award–winning journalist will discuss his career and share some of his favorite stories from his two decades in the host chair. Listeners will be able to join the conversation by calling in at 866.SF.FORUM (866.733.6786), by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or via Forum’s popular social media channels (Facebook and Twitter) to share their stories and ask questions. To mark this milestone, San Francisco Mayor Edward Lee has declared February 15, 2013 “Michael Krasny Day.” For more information on Michael Krasny and Forum, please visit kqed.org/forum.
“Michael is a Bay Area treasure,” said Jo Anne Wallace, vice president and general manager of KQED Public Radio. ”Since 1993, Michael Krasny's Forum interviews have set the gold standard for intelligence, depth and listener involvement.”
Krasny, who is also a celebrated author and teacher, added: “The late Dan Schorr said working in public broadcasting was tantamount to finding his way into the Promised Land. On this occasion of 20 years of working in the Promised Land with dedicated people and educating and serving the public, conversing daily with authors, newsmakers, politicians, world leaders, artists, entertainers and scientists, I celebrate the good fortune the years and a wonderful journalistic team have brought.”
Forum is KQED Public Radio’s award-winning live public affairs program, which airs at 9–11 am every weekday on KQED 88.5 FM and has a national audience through Sirius Satellite Radio. One of the Bay Area’s most popular morning radio programs, Forum presents balanced panel discussions of local, state, national and world issues, as well as in-depth, one-on-one interviews with leading figures in politics, science, entertainment and the arts. Listeners can join the conversation with comments and questions by calling in, by visiting Forum’s robust website kqed.org/forum or via Forum’s popular social media channels (Facebook and Twitter).