Laura Klivans


Laura Klivans is a science reporter and the host of KQED's Deep Look. Her work can also be heard on NPR, Here & Now, and PRI.

She teaches at University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism. Before getting hooked on all things audio, she worked in education, leading groups of students abroad. One of her favorite jobs was teaching on the Thai-Burmese border, working with immigrants and refugees.

Klivans won the 2016 North Gate Award for Excellence in Audio Reporting and Production and the Gobind Behari Lal Award for Excellence in Reporting on a Science or Health Story for a radio documentary about adults with imaginary friends.

She's completed several fellowships, including the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism's California Fellowship, UC Berkeley's Human Rights Fellowship, and the Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs. Klivans has a master’s in journalism from UC Berkeley and a master’s in education from Harvard.

She likes to eat chocolate. For breakfast.

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