Jared BlakeleyMajor Gifts Director
Jared Blakeley (he/him) has a diverse background in fundraising and nonprofit philanthropy. As major gifts director, he manages relationships with major donors and planned giving donors to secure major funding for KPBS' core projects and operations. Prior to joining KPBS, he worked at Rady Children’s Hospital Foundation for 11 years, most recently as director of philanthropy, and as the annual giving officer preceding that. Jared received his bachelor’s in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a certificate in Fundraising Management from Indiana University, and a certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of San Diego. Jared is happy to call San Diego home for the past 12 years, and excited to help advance the mission of KPBS. When not consuming copious amounts of news and politics, Jared can be found spending time with his wife and three children, cooking, walking the dog or just tinkering in his garage.
Proponents of the bill say this bias is prevalent and it manifests in the form of social alienation and discrimination in housing, education and the tech sector where South Asians hold key roles. Opponents argue such measures will hurt a community that already faces discrimination.
The San Diego native is the first local youth player to sign with the league and the first signed by the Wave through the NWSL's under-18 entry rules.
The results of a Port of San Diego study released in January regarding the carbon sequestering properties of San Diego Bay's eelgrass suffered from a decimal error overestimating the impact by a factor of 10.
The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage-point in an effort to curb high inflation. Some had called for the Fed to wait after two recent bank failures.
Uganda's parliament has passed sweeping new anti-LGBTQ+ laws with tougher punishments, making some acts punishable by death.
Scientists have sequenced the genome of Ludwig van Beethoven from two-century-old locks of hair. They've found some clues in the DNA about the ailments that plagued him in life.
- Colorectal cancer is rising among Gen X, Y & Z. Here are 5 ways to protect yourself
- New ordinance would ban homeless encampments on San Diego streets
- Is Trump actually getting arrested this week? Here's what we know
- Formerly homeless man gets people housed and off the streets in Chula Vista
- Sinkhole wreaking havoc in Cardiff neighborhood