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Holly Kernan

Executive Editor of News

Holly Kernan is the executive editor of news at KQED. She was formerly news director at KALW 91.7FM in San Francisco, where she was the architect of the award-winning Public Interest Reporting Project. In 2009 she was named Journalist of the Year by the Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.  Kernan teaches journalism at Mills College and the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and has taught at Santa Rosa Junior College, Youth Radio and San Francisco State University's Lifelong Learning Institute.