Doug McKnight

Senior Adviser

Doug joined KAZU in 2004 as Development Director overseeing fundraising and grants. He was promoted to General Manager in 2009 and is currently retired and working part time in membership fundraising and news reporting at KAZU.

Prior to joining KAZU, Doug worked in television news in Detroit, San Francisco, San Jose and Monterey and served briefly as General Manager at channel 46. He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Broadcast Communications from Michigan State University and a MBA from St. Mary’s College. Doug was President of the Northern California News Directors Association for two years and served on its board for 10 years. He also served on the board of the California First Amendment Coalition and the Jane Pauley Task Force on Journalism Education. 

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10:31 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Water Woes: People's Moss Landing Goes Back to the Future

Site of the People's Moss Landing Desalination Project
Credit Doug McKnight

California American Water is moving forward with its plan to solve the Monterey Peninsula’s water supply problem.  And the company Deepwater Desal has been tapped as a back-up.  So what does that mean for the People’s Moss Landing Desalination Project? 

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3:08 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

NPS President Works to Right the Ship

NPS Interim President Jan Tighe

Admiral Jan Tighe is beginning her fourth month as the Interim President of the Naval Post Graduate School. She arrived along with a blistering report from the Navy’s Inspector General. The report resulted in the removal her predecessor Dan Oliver and placed Provost Leonard Ferrari on administrative leave.

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11:42 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Pinnacles Officially Dedicated a National Park

Pinnacles high peaks at sunset
Credit National Park Service

Monday marked the dedication of America’s newest national park. The Pinnacles is the 59th in the national park system. It is the first new park in more than eight years.

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Local
6:00 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Shake Up at Naval Postgraduate School

Credit Doug McKnight

A Navy investigation at the Naval Postgraduate School has led to a shake-up in the school’s top leadership.    

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Local
10:14 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Measure F: How Big is Too Big in Pacific Grove?

front of Holman Building today
Credit Doug McKnight

Pacific Grove’s narrow streets, old homes and love of the past have earned it the title of America’s Last Hometown.  But a controversial ballot measure now has residents arguing about how much change is too much change.

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