SoCal Connected is KCET's award-winning signature news series. This half-hour local news magazine offers viewers substantive, in-depth reporting on vital issues that impact Southern Californians.
Since its debut in September 2008, SoCal Connected has been honored with prestigious journalism awards, including six L.A. Area Emmy Awards, eight Golden Mikes and a George Foster Peabody Award.
The show airs four times a week: Thursday at 8pm, Friday at 8:30pm, Saturday at 6pm, and Sunday at 6:30pm.
Bret Marcus - Executive Producer
Bret Marcus has won 13 Emmys, three Columbia duPont awards, and one Peabody award. He has produced California Connected, California at War and Global Watch for KCET, where he is also Senior Vice President for Programming and Production. Marcus has also worked at ABC, NBC, MSNBC and CNBC.
Val Zavala - Anchor
Val has won 14 L.A. Area Emmys and 8 Golden Mikes. At KCET since 1987, she was an anchor, reporter and executive producer for Life & Times. In 1992 Val was a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. She holds a Masters from American University in Washington, D. C., and a B.A. from Yale.
Anchored and Directed by
New Media Editor
New Media Producers
Assistant to Bret Marcus
Vice President of Engineering
June M. Baldwin
Rights and Clearances
SoCal Connected would not have been possible without the generous support of our funders.
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