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Dwane Brown

Contributor through October 2015

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

As the former anchor for KPBS Evening Edition, Brown provided 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.

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 for movie, documentary, television, radio and Internet projects.

Recent Stories

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Helps San Diego Coastkeeper Mark Anniversary

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San Diego Coastkeeper officials say the environmental group has helped to remove more than 1 million pounds of debris from San Diego County beaches and waterways since being created in 1995.

Archaeology Program Trains City Heights Students To Think Creatively

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A pilot program from the San Diego Archaeological Center aims to teach kids to ask questions, carry out an investigation and analyze data.

Seniors Marry At Chula Vista Medical Center Where They First Met

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Ronald Barker, 73, and Maria Chavarria, 64, got married after meeting at St. Paul's PACE in Chula Vista.

The NAT Showcasing Fossils Unearthed At San Diego Construction Sites

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A new exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum shows off 500,000-year-old mollusks from downtown's East Village and more.

Bicyclists To Rally To Demand More Paths In Coronado

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The San Diego County Bike Coalition planned the event after the City Council suspended an idea to add 12 miles of bike paths to the city of Coronado.

Interior Secretary, Congressman Lobby For Wildfire Funding Plan In El Cajon

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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Rep. Scott Peters back creating a funding plan to treat wildfires more like natural disasters.

Officials Announce Effort To Preserve Lakeside Land

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The 410-acre Lakeside Downs property is home to a robust population of the threatened coastal California gnatcatcher, a coastal sage scrub habitat and extensive stands of spiny redberry, the host plant for the rare Hermes copper butterfly.

Officials Celebrate Reopening Of San Diego Sheriff's Museum

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The museum, which was named in honor of former Sheriff Bill Kolender who died earlier this month, features the history of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

Construction Begins For New Skyline Hills Library

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The building on South Meadowbrook Drive, scheduled for completion next year, will replace a smaller library branch in the area.

San Diego County Residents Can Now Pay Property Taxes Using Mobile Devices

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County Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister announced that his office has added a website feature to allow residents to pay property taxes using their mobile devices.

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