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Eric Jansen (Out in the Bay managing co-producer and host) is an on-call announcer and studio operator at KALW and KQED-FM and a communications consultant. He has reported and produced for KQED and Minnesota Public Radio, and his reports have aired on NPR, SiriusXM and other national outlets. He co-produced the 2007 PBS TV documentary Why We Sing!, about LGBT choruses’ role in civil rights and narrated the film festival version, has written for numerous publications, and has received awards from the Public Radio News Directors Association, the Northwest Broadcast News Association and the Nat’l. Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association. 

Marilyn Pittman (Out in the Bay co-producer and host) is the leading talent coach for NPR stations across the country and a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism. She narrated "Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Waste, and Our Environment," which won the 1991 Oscar for best documentary. She is a 1991 G.L.A.A.D. award-winner for her courage as an 'out' comic during the AIDS crisis in San Francisco.


PRESS CONTACT: Eric Jansen - 510-816-0450