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Ken Bastida

Ken Bastida

American news anchor
Ken Bastida
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Quick Facts

Intro American news anchor
Is Journalist
From United States of America
Type Journalism
Gender male
Birth 30 December 1956, San Francisco
Age 64 years
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Ken Bastida (born December 30, 1956) is a California news anchor on Channel 5 (KPIX), a CBS affiliate. He has been a reporter with the station since 1990. Bastida began his career as a Bay Area radio host in 1978. Since then he has held on air positions at Bay Area radio stations KFRC, KGO, KMEL, K101, KFYI and KCBS radio. For a time Bastida even hosted his own landscaping show on HGTV called Landscape Smart. Bastida holds a degree in Broadcast Communication Arts from San Francisco State University and was inducted into the University's Hall of Fame in May 2008.
Bastida was the recipient of a 2004 Emmy Award for outstanding achievement in continuing coverage for his series "Inside the Middle East."

Awards

Public and industry awards

  • 1989 Peabody Award for coverage of the Loma Prieta earthquake
  • 2004 Emmy Award for outstanding achievement in continuing coverage for his series "Inside the Middle East"
  • 2007 Emmy Award for Best Newscast Large Market

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