KQED introduced that Ericka Cruz Guevarra will certainly take control of as host of The Bay, the terminal’s acclaimed narration podcast for information. Guevarra formerly worked as manufacturer of the collection. Guevarra changes The Bay’s previous host Devin Katayama, that is currently KQED’s very first Editor of Talent and also Development.
Guevarra signed up with The Bay in2019 Ever since, she has actually contributed in covering important neighborhood newspaper article for the terminal consisting of the acclaimed 2019 collection on Vallejo policing as well as The Bay’s episode on the duty of race in the Orinda capturing.
Guevarra initially signed up with KQED in 2015 as KQED’s inaugural Raul Ramirez Diversity Fund trainee. From there, she functioned as a damaging information press reporter for Oregon Public Broadcasting where she won a local Society of Professional Journalists honor for her wildfire insurance coverage. She likewise functioned and also aided create NPR’s Code Switch group as well as is an alumna of NPR’s Next Generation Radio job at KJZZ in Phoenix. She returned back to KQED as a manufacturer of The Bay in 2019.
” I’m so ecstatic to improve what Devin has actually developed with this program as well as aid it remain to get to individuals it’s for: Younger, much more varied target markets that care deeply concerning the Bay Area. I wish to be a relied on overview with several of the tales of our time, as well as assist root individuals in where we live so we really feel much more linked to our next-door neighbors– consisting of those in less-covered locations of the Bay Area.” claims Guevarra.
Guevarra and also The Bay editor Alan Montecillo have actually been co-hosting the podcast on an acting basis because very early September. Guevarra started organizing The Bay full time beginning November 5.