KQED serves the people of Northern California with a community-supported alternative to commercial media.
KQED is a purpose-bound and mission-aligned organization. We exist to inform, inspire and involve because an informed, inspired, and involved citizenry is the foundation of a healthy democracy.
Our mission is to serve audiences with trusted, quality programming so that individuals can achieve their full potential. KQED combines media, journalism, and technology for the common good, and we aspire to be the leading convener of civic dialogue in the Bay Area.
KQED Public Radio, home of Forum with Michael Krasny and The California Report, is one of the most-listened-to public radio stations nationwide with an award-winning news and public affairs program service.
KQED Public Radio 88.5 FM and 89.3 FM also broadcast in analog and HD Radio technology, featuring unique content on one of the most-visited station sites in public broadcasting.
Broadcast live from San Francisco, KQEDlive is the best bay area news radio station for California listeners! To listen to KQUEDlive, click the button below and get your daily bay area news live from the source!
KQED is for everyone who wants to be more. Our television, radio, digital media, and educational services change lives for the better and help individuals and communities achieve their full potential.
KQED is a non-profit public media outlet based in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, which operates the radio station KQED-FM and the television stations KQED/KQET and KQEH. KQED’s main headquarters are located in San Francisco, and its Silicon Valley office is located in San Jose.
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