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Dwane Brown

KPBS Evening Edition Anchor/Reporter

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Dwane Brown is a multimedia news professional and one of the first broadcasters to provide video interviews on the Web back in 1999. Working as a business correspondent and news anchor, he interviewed hundreds of chief executives at investment and Internet conferences across the country, reporting on the dotcom boom and bust in 2001.

Brown started his career with KPBS in the early '90s as a radio anchor and reporter. During his absence from San Diego, Brown furthered his broadcast news experience at CBS radio and television in New York. He’s also been a news director, anchor, reporter and correspondent in San Francisco. He has worked as a writer, producer, assignment editor and talk show host. He returned to KPBS in 2005.

In his role at KPBS, Brown writes, produces and edits a daily news story for TV, radio, and the Web. He anchors KPBS Evening Edition, providing an in-depth look at issues and stories relevant to San Diego. He spent nearly seven years as anchor/host of Morning Edition on KPBS Radio.

For five years in a row, between 2006 and 2010, the San Diego Press Club named Brown "Best Morning Newscaster" in San Diego Radio. In 2006, the Society of Professional Journalists also named him "Best Morning Newscaster." During that time he managed and taught a two-week high school boot camp for aspiring radio reporters at KPBS in conjunction with the California Chicano News Media Association.

Brown studied English/Journalism at San Diego State University and is a Fast Trac graduate from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business.

He’s a popular public speaker and Toastmaster International member. He’s been master of ceremonies for the American Red Cross, VA Medical Center San Diego, Urban League, San Diego Office of Emergency Services and numerous foundations. Brown is also a voice actor providing his smooth, low voice for movie, documentary, television, radio and Internet projects.

Recent Stories

San Diego Realtors' Group Warns Against Rental Fraud

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A local realtors' group is providing home sellers and real estate agents with a helpful tool to help protect potential buyers from rental fraud.

VA San Diego Nurses Call For Improved Patient Care

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Nurses at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in La Jolla are recommending changes to improve patient care.

Elementary School Students Spend Summer Exploring Science

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Elementary school students from southeastern San Diego have been spending part of their summer learning about the environment.

Comic-Con Attendees Spend Millions On Hotels And Dining

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The pop culture convention Comic-Con is expected to generate millions in revenue for downtown hotels and businesses this weekend.

Our Wild San Diego: Insects & Water Conservation

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Evening Edition anchor Dwane Brown gets some tips on saving water during the drought.

San Diego Science After-School Program Celebrates 50 Years

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The Elementary Institute of Science is celebrating 50 years of helping kids from all over the county learn to love science.

Coronado Home Open For Tours To Benefit Navy SEALs

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A custom-built Coronado home is open for tours until the end of September with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Navy SEAL Foundation.

Camp Widow Helps People Cope With Loss Of Loved One

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Soaring Spirits International is hosting Camp Widow in San Diego through Sunday.

Sheriff's Deputies To Carry Drug Overdose Nasal Spray

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Some East County sheriff's deputies will carry a nasal spray used to counteract breathing and other problems in someone overdosing on heroin or another type of opiates as part of a pilot program starting Monday.

Fourth Of July Revelers Encouraged To Keep San Diego Beaches Clean

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San Diego police and environmental groups are asking Fourth of July revelers to keep the beaches and parks clean this Friday.

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