Contact Us - Community Contact Us - Community Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/contact-us/community Sat, 01 Oct 2016 11:57:41 -0700 Sat, 01 Oct 2016 11:57:41 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Hispanic Heritage Month Kicks Off]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:36:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CLIP-Hispanic_Heritage_Month_1_Hope_REV2_1200x675_768958019751.jpg NBC7 is honored to recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrating Latino history and culture from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. ]]> <![CDATA[Politifest]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:08:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Politifest.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk- October 16th]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:00:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Making+Strides2.jpg

Almost everyone has been touched by breast cancer in some way, so we've decided to make a difference by walking and raising money at our local Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.

Let's paint the town pink! We invite San Diego to join our team and walk with us on October 16th in Balboa Park from 8:00 AM-10AM! The first 20 people to join our team will recieve an NBC7 pink fandana to wear on the day of the walk! We hope all of our walkers proudly wear pink and anything peacock!

To join the NBC 7 San Diego Peacock Pride Team, Click Here!

To start your own team Click Here!

This cause is near and dear to our hearts as one of our co-workers and dear friends, Sherrylou Blower, is battling breast cancer as we speak. Who is your motivation? Send in pictures of your inspiration to be featured on our site.

1.)Download the NBC7 App by searching “NBC 7” in the App Store or              Google Play. Then go to the Submit Photo menu item. 
2.) Send an email to isee@nbcsandiego.com
3.) Tag #NBC7 on Instagram or Facebook

Thank you for helping make a difference while we make strides!

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<![CDATA[NBC 7's Salute to Service Festival Presented by Geico Military]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 10:52:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Sailors-Generic-722-406.jpg

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NBC 7 San Diego / KNSD has announced that Greg Bledsoe will co-anchor the station’s weekday newscasts NBC 7 News Today and NBC 7 News Midday,  alongside Marianne Kushi.

Bledsoe, who succeeds longtime anchor Jason Austell, assumed his new role on Monday, July 18. He joins a dynamic and enterprising team of journalists that help viewers across San Diego County start their day by providing the latest breaking news, up-to-the-minute weather forecasts and local traffic reports.

“Greg has worked really hard to sharpen his skills as a journalist since he joined our station more than 15 years ago,” said Greg Dawson, Vice President of News for NBC 7 San Diego. “He’s advanced his education to become a certified Meteorologist, helped encourage a culture of enterprising journalism in the newsroom, and continuously exhibits the character and professional traits that are akin to nationally-recognized journalists. It has helped him become one of the most well-liked people in our newsroom. I couldn’t be more proud than to see him take this next step.”

“Between the people you see on television, and everyone working so hard behind the scenes, I’ve always felt like there was a strong family feeling with our morning show. I’m really excited to be a part of that family,” added Bledsoe.

Bledsoe, who joined NBC 7 San Diego in 2001, is an award-winning journalist who has held various on-air roles with ascending responsibility since he joined KNSD more than 15 years ago. Most recently, he worked as the station’s weekend news anchor and meteorologist and has also worked as a general assignment reporter. A sixteen-time Emmy award winner for writing, editing, reporting and photography, Bledsoe has also been recognized with multiple national awards from the National Press Photographer's Association (NPPA), including being named the NPPA's Solo Video Journalist of the year in 2011 and 2012.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado's School of Journalism and a certification in Meteorology from Mississippi State University.

About NBC 7 San Diego

NBC 7 San Diego / KNSD provides coverage San Diego counts on with more than 34 hours of local news and programming every week. Including exclusive news franchises NBC 7 Investigates and Down to Earth with Dagmar. In addition, NBC 7 is proud to produce local shows Politically Speaking & SoundDiego. We also provide special offers from The GOODS and our digital channel COZI TV airs classic television shows from decades past. NBC 7 is San Diego’s media leader with the largest social following and the largest multiplatform digital audience. In addition, NBC 7 proudly collaborates with many local non-profit organizations and campaigns to give back to the community we proudly live in and serve.

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<![CDATA[NBC 7 Community Advisory Board ]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:48:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/421*120/Community-Advisory-Board-logo+V3.jpg

NBC 7 has a strong commitment to making difference in the San Diego Community. Through the Community Advisory Board we partner with San Diego County businesses to maximize community impact. The Community Advisory Board helps shape NBC7’s community initiatives throughout the year. To learn more about the Community Advisory Board contact us here.

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<![CDATA[NBC 7 SAN DIEGO AND NBCUNIVERSAL FOUNDATION AWARD $100,000 TO THREE LOCAL NONPROFITS IN SAN DIEGO AREA]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:28:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/204*120/21stCenturyGrantAd_2015.jpg

NBC 7 SAN DIEGO AND NBCUNIVERSAL FOUNDATION AWARD $100,000 TO THREE LOCAL NONPROFITS IN SAN DIEGO AREA

SAN DIEGO, CA– (November 16, 2015) –NBC 7 San Diego in partnership with the NBCUniversal Foundation today announced that three San Diego area nonprofit organizations will receive a total of $100,000 as part of the 21st Century Solutions grant challenge.

In San Diego, the following organizations are the recipients of a 21st Century Solutions grant:


• Elementary Institute of Science- EIS Outpost- $50,000
Ocean and Earth Expedition Field Trips are the result of a STEM education partnership between EIS, Diamond Neighborhood teachers/schools and UC San Diego Scripps Ocean Institute's STEM researchers that deliver a compelling Next Generation Science Standard (NGSS) curriculum to local underserved students.
• Friends of The Water Conservation Garden-Ms. Smarty Plants Grows Water Wise Schools
Program-$25,000
Friends of the Water Conservation Garden work with school districts to transition landscapes by training a School Garden Champion through their “Ms. Smarty-Plants Grows Water Wise School” education program for K-12 students.
• San Diego Air & Space Museum- $25,000
The San Diego Air & Space Museum adheres preserves, interprets, educates and shares its rich aviation and space resources. BEAMPro cutting edge programs inspire an interest in science, technology, engineering, math and innovation with schools that lack transportation funding.


“We are dedicated to harnessing the power of all of our platforms to make a positive difference in the communities we serve,” said Richard Kelley, President and General Manager, NBC 7 San Diego. “We’re proud to once again partner with the NBCUniversal Foundation to support these impactful programs through our innovative 21st Century Solutions grant challenge.”

For the fourth consecutive year, the 21st Century Solutions grant challenge is awarding a total of $1.2 million to 30 nonprofits in 10 markets across the country served by the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, including in San Diego. Each of the stations promoted the initiative locally and created a community panel to review and select the final grant recipients. One winning organization and two runners-up are being awarded grants in each city.

The grants support impactful programs that offer bold, new ideas that move communities forward. Winners are being awarded in the following categories: Media Arts and Technology, Civic Engagement, Jobs and Economic Empowerment, Education and Environment.

More information about the 21st Century Solutions grant challenge is available at www.nbcsandiego.com/community.

About NBC 7 San Diego
NBC 7 San Diego (KNSD) provides coverage San Diego counts on with more than 34 hours of local news and programming every week. Including exclusive news franchises NBC 7 Investigates and Down to Earth with Dagmar. In addition, NBC 7 is proud to produce local shows Politically Speaking & SoundDiego. We also provide special offers from The GOODS and our digital channel COZI TV airs classic television shows from decades past. NBC 7 is San Diego’s media leader with the largest social following and the largest multiplatform digital audience. And, NBC 7 proudly partners with many local non-profit organizations and campaigns to give back to the community we proudly live in and serve.
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MEDIA CONTACT:
Charisma Deberry
310-592-2888
Charisma.deberry@nbcuni.com

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