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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

AAA: Distracted Driving A Factor In 58 Percent Of Teen Crashes

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Distractions — especially talking with passengers and using cellphones — play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers.

San Diego Twins Recover From Rare Heart Transplants

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Twin brothers Eric and Raul Montaño expressed gratitude Tuesday after both received heart transplants within the last two months at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego.

Mission Valley Celebrates Grand Opening Of Affordable Housing Apartments

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The apartments offer people living on limited incomes a chance to live in one of San Diego's newest neighborhoods.

Little Enthusiasm Among Aztecs For San Diego State's March Madness Game

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San Diego State may be going to the NCAA tournament but there's little excitement among its community.

Town Hall Explores How California Community Colleges Can Build A Stronger Workforce

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Leaders from San Diego colleges and businesses talked about the opportunities available for students.

Former Navy Corpsman Gets Wish Of A Lifetime In San Diego

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Robert Mountz, 85, visited the USS Midway 60 years after serving on it.

New Waterfront Park Celebrates San Diego's Baseball Heritage

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Lane Field Park in downtown San Diego is the former home of the stadium for the Pacific Coast League Padres.

City Heights Celebrates Affordable Housing Renovation

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The City Heights Community Development Corporation partnered with Wakeland Housing & Development Corporation to renovate 10 properties in the City Heights neighborhood.

Santa Fe Depot Celebrates 100 Years In Operation

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The Santa Fe Depot — also called Union Station — was built 100 years ago to help bring people to the 1915 Panama-California Exposition at Balboa Park.

Artificial Insemination Used To Help San Diego Panda

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San Diego Zoo officials use modern medicine in hopes panda will produce more offspring.

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