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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

Former Padre-Turned-Artist Creates Piece In Honor Of Tony Gwynn

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After spending 10 years playing Major League Baseball — including for the San Diego Padres — Gene Locklear left the sport to become a professional artist.

Tri-City Medical Center Helps Patients Become Runners

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From barely being able to walk to running three half-marathons in one year — 13 San Diego County residents have beaten the odds.

San Diego Doctor, 76, Named 'Practitioner of the Year'

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At 76, Richard Butcher could be playing golf somewhere. Instead, Butcher maintains a private clinic in southeastern San Diego where he sees up to 30 patients per day.

Veterans Affairs Officials Say Improvements Made In San Diego System

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The VA San Diego Healthcare System has seven clinics throughout San Diego County and changes have been made since criticism of health care for veterans arose.

300-Plus High School Students Graduate From UCSD's Academic Connections

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Academic Connections offers high school students, who have a 3.3 GPA or higher, a three-week program designed to help them prepare for the college experience.

Women Pro Surfers Hit The Waves In Oceanside

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More than 100 of the world’s top professional women surfers will hit the waves off Oceanside Pier beach Friday, in the ninth annual Supergirl Pro Championship.

Black Police Officers Association Joins Calls To Rename San Diego Elementary School

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San Diego officers are joining calls to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary School.

Stand Down Event Kicks Off Weekend Of Helping Homeless Veterans

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Homeless veterans received food, clothing, medical and dental care as the 28th Stand Down got underway Friday.

American Pharoah Arrives At Del Mar For Training

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The Triple Crown winner isn't expected to race at Del Mar with its summer season starting on Thursday.

Habitat For Humanity Kicks Off Construction Of 4 Homes In El Cajon

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The effort is being supported in part by a $50,000 donation from the foundation of auto racing champion Jimmie Johnson, which was matched by the Lowe's home improvement store chain.

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