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Local News & Content, KPBS microphone

High-quality journalism is at the core of our foundation. Our audience depends on us for timely, accurate and insightful information everyday.

At KPBS, we invest time and resources to cover daily news beats, breaking news, and special coverage. In an ever-changing world, KPBS delivers the news you need.

The Impact Journalism Fund provides resources to help us expand our coverage, and provide reliable, timely information that is available to all. KPBS is a vital news source for our community. It brings people together by creating an ongoing dialogue about the issues and events that impact our lives.

As KPBS’ role as a leader in local journalism continues to grow, we are committed to ensuring that the station’s coverage reaches all audiences across multiple platforms, including social media and ever-evolving digital platforms.

We have ambitious plans to grow our news department to increase our geographical coverage and diversify our audience. Your gift of support will help us deliver that vision. Your investment in KPBS’s Impact Journalism Fund will make the greatest immediate impact on our community – by helping to grow our local news content and expand our public service.

Your generosity will also strengthen the power of public media to impact our community in ways that are meaningful, substantial and lasting.

Support for the KPBS Impact Journalism Fund begins with gifts of $25,000. Local recognition is available, commensurate with the level of support.

To learn more about how you can support the KPBS Impact Journalism Fund, contact Alex Kim, Associate General Manager of Development & Grants, at (619) 594-7822 or at


Alex Kim
Chief Development Officer

Since 1960, KPBS has been proud to serve our local communities with quality, educational news and programming. From education to the environment, from civics to the cultural arts, we have been committed to enlightening and inspiring our audiences of all ages across multiple platforms, including television, radio, print, digital, podcasts, and social media.

KPBS creates and presents diverse stories, events, and programs that reflect San Diego’s unique people, places, and culture. We do it with a commitment to accuracy, transparency, and quality.

With an annual reach of 1.25 million viewers on television, 5 million unique visitors to, and 220,000 social media users, KPBS touches diverse audiences unlike any other local media organization in San Diego.