Sally Hixson is a native San Diegan who grew up in East County. She received a B.A. in journalism from San Diego State University in 1977 and started working at KOGO Radio one month before graduation. Since that time, she has had a varied career working in journalism, public relations, marketing, and advertising. While at KOGO Radio, she worked as an editor/producer. She has also produced and hosted a variety of travel and corporate videos for TimeWave, Inc.
Hixson returned to SDSU to work on a master’s degree in mass communications. She recently received certification in digital marketing through SDSU's College of Extended Studies.
Her greatest accomplishments are her twin sons, Brett and Kevin Buckalew, now 32, out of college, paying their own bills, and living in Hollywood, CA.