KQED-F/S.F. Escapes Parent's Budget Cuts
February 3, 2009 at 5:16 AM (PT)
NPR affiliate Talk KQED-F/SAN FRANCISCO is apparently escaping the brunt of parent NORTHERN CALIFORNIA PUBLIC BROADCASTING's budget cutting, as the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE reports that the station "will see no major changes."
The parent company, which also operates PBS affiliates KQED-TV/SAN FRANCISCO, KQET-TV/MONTEREY, and KTEH-TV/SAN JOSE as well as noncommercial KQEI-F/SACRAMENTO, is cutting 13% of its budget and laying off 30 of its 291 employees, citing the poor economy.