KQED names Severn senior editor of audience news

Carly Severn is now a senior editor of audience news at KQED, editing and reporting to grow KQED’s audience-focused coverage, explainers, guides and more. During her nine years with KQED, Severn has held various posts, including social media specialist, social media manager and recently senior engagement editor for digital news. She was a digital engagement […]

Rodriguez joins KQED as a digital editor

KQED has appointed Steph Rodriguez as a digital editor. Recently, she was a food editor at SFGATE. Previously, Rodriguez contributed stories in the health, arts, lifestyle and garden sections for the Sacramento Magazine. She worked at the Sacramento News & Review for 11 years as a contributor and managing editor. Rodriguez is an award-winning journalist […]

The 19th appoints Chan editor-in-chief

The 19th News, an independent nonprofit newsroom, has appointed Julia B. Chan as editor-in-chief. Chan joins from KQED News in San Francisco, where she served as digital managing editor leading editorial content strategies, story production, and audience engagement across platforms. She also served as director of audience at Mother Jones. Chan also served as an online […]

NPR hires Aguilar as executive producer

The following excerpt announcement was sent out from NPR vice president for news programming Sarah Gilbert: Hi everyone, I’m writing today to share some fantastic news: Following an extensive national search and review by a panel of NPR staffers from across the organization, Erika A. Aguilar is our new Executive Producer for Morning Edition and […]

Reporter/producer Sparling departs KQED

Nina Sparling, reporter/producer at KQED, has left to join The Public’s Radio 89.3FM as an investigative producer. Sparling is also a contributing reporter at CapRadio and was a production assistant at NPR. She was also an investigative reporter at San Francisco Public Press and an associate producer, Science of Happiness, at The Greater Good Science […]