Dwane Brown Dwane Brown is a multiple award-winning newscaster for NPR and joined the network in December 2015. He is the first newscaster to broadcast from NPR West in Culver City, Calif. His newscasts air during All Things Considered.
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Dwane Brown

Newscaster

Dwane Brown is a multiple award-winning newscaster for NPR and joined the network in December 2015. He is the first newscaster to broadcast from NPR West in Culver City, California. His newscasts air during All Things Considered.

Brown began his broadcasting career in the early '90s with KPBS in San Diego. He's also served as a news director, reporter, and television correspondent in San Francisco. He spent seven years as a local Morning Edition host at KPBS, then became the primary anchor for the station's nightly TV news program Evening Edition. Brown has worked at CBS Network Radio and TV in New York, and at KCBS and KGO in San Francisco.

For five consecutive years, the San Diego Press Club named Brown "Best Morning Newscaster." In 2006, the San Diego Society of Professional Journalists also named him "Best Morning Newscaster."

Brown is a Toastmaster International member and has been the master of ceremonies for the American Red Cross, the VA Medical Center in San Diego, the Urban League, the San Diego Office of Emergency Services, and various other foundations. He is also a voice actor for film, television, and digital projects.

Brown is a Fast Trac graduate from U.C. Berkeley's Haas School of Business. He earned a degree in English and journalism from San Diego State University.

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Thursday

Acclaimed rock and roll guitarist Jeff Beck dies at 78

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Goldman Sachs announces the largest round of layoffs since 2008's financial crisis

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Wednesday

Air travel ground to a halt Wednesday morning as FAA's computer system went down

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An update from California's Office of Emergency Services on its severe weather

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Domestic flight departures resume after FAA restores its safety system

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Tuesday

Police described the Virginia teacher as a hero for what she did after she was shot

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Most Californians are on alert as a streak of brutal weather continues

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An oil and gas lease sale in Alaska may indicate a shift in energy firms' priorities

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Morning news brief

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Monday

Thousands of nurses at 2 NYC hospitals are on strike after negotiations fail

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New tax credits for electric vehicles kicked in last week

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The history of a contentious U.S. Congress

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