The innovators and entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley are responsible for massive technological and social change. Change that has disrupted far more than the tech industry. The political and cultural upheaval we as a nation – and world – face at this moment can be traced back to the Internet revolution and mobile era. Meanwhile, the workers who are helping bring those changes about are driving battery-powered sports cars or are chartered to work in climate-controlled buses, every day passing by neighborhoods where immigrant families and long-time residents alike are being displaced because of the very wealth being generated here. For KQED News and our audience, the Senior Editor of the KQED Silicon Valley News Desk will want to expose the underpinnings of the current technological revolution, chronicling the trials of this age from the center of the revolution. The Senior Editor leads and supervises a reporting team responsible for covering the South Bay region for radio, television, web, mobile and social media. This Senior Editor also reports on Silicon Valley technology and culture. The SV News Desk is based in San Jose.
The editorial mission of KQED Silicon Valley News Desk coverage is twofold:
The SV News Desk covers relevant daily news that affects residents of Santa Clara County and the larger South Bay region. This reporting includes major developments and trends in the region’s local governments, economies, work force, major institutions; and its diverse immigrant communities, cultures and people.
The SV News Desk reports on Silicon Valley’s technology developments as it impacts the society, culture, economies and infrastructures of the Bay Area, California, the U.S. and the world.
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