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Kathryn Nelson

Operations Manager

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Kathryn Nelson is a native Californian (born in Weaverville, in Trinity County in the far northern part of the state). She began her career in broadcasting in 1985 at KICO, a station outside of Calexico, CA where her family owned the local newspaper (Calexico Chronicle).

Kathryn’s career in broadcasting spans more than 25 years, both in commercial and public radio, and as a television announcer for PBS stations across the state. She has also enjoyed voice-acting for public radio productions such as A Christmas Carol.

Kathryn’s radio experience includes years serving as a program director for music radio formats and as a promotions director and news anchor for commercial news/talk radio. She is now the operations manager for KPBS Radio.

Her formal education is from the University of California system in purchasing and supply chain management.

Kathryn lives in San Diego County with her two sons.