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Janet Saidi

Assistant Professor, News Director, KBIA
School of Journalism

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Saidi, Janet

JANET SAIDI is an assistant professor of radio and television journalism and news director at KBIA, one of the most successful NPR affiliates in the country. After working for ten years as a writer and producer, she came to KBIA from California, where she was the associate producer for the four hour series ‘Remaking American Medicine,’ broadcast nationally on PBS. Saidi also co produced and hosted a nightly culture magazine on San Diego’s NPR affiliate station for three years. She has written for the Christian Science Monitor and the Los Angeles Times and wrote a regular column, ‘Magazine Scene,’ about the magazine industry for the Books section of the San Diego Union Tribune. Saidi spent nearly a decade living in England, where she earned a master’s degree in literature from University College, London.

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