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Sally Hixson

News Anchor

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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 37, out of college, paying their own bills, and living in Hollywood, CA.

Recent Stories by Sally Hixson

The Balboa Park Carousel is shown in this undat...

Saving A Balboa Park Treasure: The Carousel

Sept. 19, 2017
By Sally Hixson

One sign that summer is nearing its end is the shuttered doors during the week of the historic carousel in Balboa Park. After generations of family ownership, the 107-year-old carousel was purchased in July by the Friends of Balboa Park.

Tease photo for Balboa Park Carousel History Predates...

Balboa Park Carousel History Predates 1915 Expo

Feb. 3, 2015
By Sally Hixson

KPBS news anchor Sally Hixson tells the story of a carousel that was kind of like a member of her family.

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