Kramer is creator, producer, and host of the television series “Ken
Kramer’s About San Diego” on KPBS-TV.
For more than three decades on commercial and Public Radio
and TV, the series has presented stories of the people and
places that define our home county.
Kramer’s About San Diego” has been honored
with numerous Emmy and Golden Mike Awards, as well as recognition
from teachers groups, Save Our Heritage Org, City Of San
Diego, San Diego Historical Society, Society of Professional
Journalists, San Diego Press Club, Radio Festival of New
York, and The Voice of America. In proclaiming “Ken
Kramer Day” in 2008, The County Board of Supervisors
described the show as “…more valuable to San
Diego History than any two or three of our local museums
Kramer is a fourth-generation native Californian who grew up
in Pasadena, and graduated from San Diego State University in
Some facts About San Diego
aired as a half-hour radio show on KPBS in 1972.
- First aired as
a television show on KPBS in 1979.
- Was broadcast as
a morning and afternoon drive time radio segment on KSDO
(KOGO) radio 7 days a week from 1984 to 1996, reaching more
than 200,000 listeners a week.
- Has been a segment
on NBC 7 San Diego since
- Was a half-hour
program on NBC 7 San Diego from 2006 to 2009.
- Currently a half
hour prime-time program on KPBS-TV since 2010.
- Has been described
in a proclamation of The City Of San Diego as “greatly
enriching our community’s character, giving every citizen
a chance to take renewed pride in our heritage.