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Be a Source: KQED Open Newsroom Oakland
What can KQED News learn from you and your community?
Meet KQED’s East Bay Desk team Devin Katayama and Sandhya Dirksas well as morning newscaster Joshua Johnson.
KQED’s Open Newsroom forums invite community leaders, newsmakers, local business owners and residents to pitch stories, meet journalists and build a relationships. For our upcoming Oakland event, we invite pitches around three themes:
- Community and Policing
- Jobs for Oaklanders
- School and Education
Please come prepared to give a 90-second overview of your key issue, possible solutions, and names of movers and shakers that are making change in your city.
Doors Open at 6:30pm
Event begins promptly at 7pm
Co-hosted by Laney College
ROOM: LANEY BISTRO
Co- sponsored by Laney College, Rogers Family Foundation,
Pitch KQED News anytime on Twitter: @kqedbeasource
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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 serves the people of Northern California with a community-supported alternative to commercial media. We provide citizens with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone; and engage audiences to share their stories. We help students and teachers thrive in 21st century classrooms, and take people of all ages on journeys of exploration—exposing them to new people, places and ideas.
We celebrate diversity, embrace innovation, value lifelong learning and partner with those who share our passion for public service.