KPBS LunchHour featuring Moira Fitzpatrick, PhD, ND
Friday, February 22, 2013 at 12p.m.
Bring your lunch to the KPBS Shiley Studio for a discussion on
Naturopathic Medicine. Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care
profession, emphasizing prevention, treatment and optimal health through
the use of therapeutic methods and substances which encourage the person's
inherent self-healing process. Bastyr University is introducing an
accredited doctoral program to its California campus.
There is no cost to attend this event. RSVP is requested. Click here to RSVP or for more information contact Jennifer Majors via email or call (619) 594-6374.
Tour the USNS Mercy
Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 10-11:30a.m.
Join us onboard the USNS Mercy for a 90-minute tour of the United States
Naval Hospital Ship. Learn about the history of the USNS Mercy, whose primary
mission is to provide rapid, flexible,
and mobile acute medical and surgical services to support military service
members ashore and afloat.
The 90-miunte walking tour will be limited to 40
guests and advanced reservation is required for clearance onto the Naval Base. All
guests must be ambulatory and able to walk up and down stairs throughout the
duration of the tour. There is no cost to attend but
RSVP is required. Click here to RSVP or for more information contact Jennifer Majors via email or call (619) 594-6374.
Spend a Saturday at the Ranch with KPBS Producers Club
Rancho La Puerta, Tecate, Baja California
Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 7:30a.m. to 8:30p.m.
KPBS Producers Club members are invited to an exclusive Saturday at the
Ranch culinary experience. Join us for a full day of relaxation and
luxury at Rancho La Puerta in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico. During our
daylong visit, choose from activities including fitness classes, free time for
exploring world-class gardens, pool-side relaxation and tennis. Enjoy a gourmet
lunch and wrap up the day with a creative food demonstration and dinner at La
Cocina Que Canta.
This event is open to KPBS Producers Club members only. Tickets are
$232+ tax per person which includes a 50-minute massage or $188+ tax per
person without the massage. Roundtrip
bus transportation is included. Advanced registration is required. Registration will open later this month. For more information, contact Jennifer Majors via email or call (619) 594-6374.
After 30 years here at KPBS, Associate
General Manager Stephanie Bergsma has decided to begin the next great chapter
in her life – retirement!
Stephanie first began working at KPBS
in 1982. In the early 90s, her main focus was to raise the funds needed to
construct the entire KPBS building and bring us all together under one roof.
So, we are literally in the house that Stephanie built. But the need for
funding didn’t stop when the building was finished – nor did she.
As most of
us know, Stephanie has accomplished so much for KPBS during her career. Her leadership of the station’s development
department resulted in numerous milestones for KPBS including:
- Stephanie created the Producers Club
in the early ‘80s. Today, the Producers Club has nearly 900 members. She also created
and established KPBS’ Corporate Giving program as a way for corporations and
businesses to support the station.
- In 2003, Stephanie cultivated the
historic $200 million bequest from the late Joan Kroc to National Public Radio.
KPBS also received an unprecedented $5 million bequest.
- In 2006, Stephanie secured a
multi-year funding commitment from Joan and Irwin Jacobs to begin the Fund for
Reporting Excellence. The project started KPBS’ multimedia training for its
reporters and content team and eventually led to complete convergence of all
KPBS’ news platforms.
- Stephanie also worked with the Jacobs
to secure $3 million to create the Joan and Irwin Jacobs KPBS News Center, the showcase
of the station and model for newsrooms nationwide.
Among other accomplishments, Stephanie
created the opportunity for major donors to support reporting beats; she
positioned KPBS to be a leader throughout public broadcasting with Planned
Giving; and her efforts recently funded the new radio transmitter atop Mt.
Soledad and the KPBS TV Digital Operations Center.
Thanks to her, KPBS’ future is strong. She leaves us
with dedicated friends, a loyal base of support, and a path for continued
growth and success. We couldn’t be more thankful or proud of what she has
accomplished. It has been an honor and privilege to work with her and to call
her a friend. From all of us, thank you and congratulations, Stephanie!
General Manager and Producers Club Member
To watch the KPBS video tribute to Stephanie,
You can also watch the NPR video tribute, featuring some
of your favorite personalities, at: http://www.kpbs.org/nprtribute/
KPBS Tours for Producers Club members
Come see the Joan and Irwin Jacobs KPBS News Center!
On the behind-the-scenes tour of KPBS you will meet on-air radio hosts, TV reporters and journalists frequently on KPBS. We go in the studios of KPBS Morning Edition, Roundtable and see the TV studio staff preparing for our new show KPBS Evening Edition. The tour is about one hour and then we spend a few minutes in Q & A; we love to get your feedback on KPBS. It is a very enjoyable, interesting and informative opportunity, and we would love for you to bring a guest(s).
Upcoming dates 2013:
- Friday, February 22, 1:30-3p.m.
- Friday, March 13, 8:30-10a.m.
- Friday, April 19, 1:30-3p.m.
We limit the tours to 15 people and tours fill up quickly, so be sure to contact Jennifer Majors via email or call (619) 594-6374 to reserve your spot!
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Downton Abbey III, Season
Finale - Sunday, 2/17 at 9pm
Return to Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues and
personal crises grip the estate. In this special 2-hour season finale, the
Crawleys head to a Scottish hunting lodge, while the downstairs staff stays
behind at Downton Abbey.
“After Newtown” Week | February 18-22
In the wake of the Newtown tragedy, PBS
continues its ongoing conversation about gun laws, mental illness and community
recovery with four new specials.
Guns in America - Trace the evolution of guns in
America, their link to violence and competing visions of national identity.
Raising Adam Lanza - Examine the life of Adam Lanza, the Newtown
shooter, and the battle over gun laws and gun culture.
NOVA: Mind of a
Rampage Killer - Learn how much science can tell us about a brain at
risk for violence.
The Path to Violence - Learn what can be
done to detect problem behavior and prevent violent attacks.
Makers: Women Who Make America - Tuesday, 2/26 at 8pm
Review the story of how women have helped
shape America over the last 50 years through one of the most sweeping social
revolutions in our country’s history, in pursuit of their rights to a full and
fair share of political power, economic opportunity and personal autonomy.
2/18 Dinosaur Train:
Submarine Adventure New 1-hour special!
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
2/18 Independent Lens:
The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil
2/26 Independent Lens:
Daisy Bates-The First Lady of Little
Questions or comments?
Contact Jennifer Majors via email or call (619) 594-6374
Caitlin Bergin via email or call (619) 594-6731
Trina Hester via email or call (619) 594-2104
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