KQED, virtual channel 9 (UHF digital channel 30), is a PBS member television station located in San Francisco, California, United States. The station is owned by Northern California Public Broadcasting, through subsidiary KQED, Inc., alongside fellow PBS station KQEH (channel 54) and NPR member radio station KQED-FM (88.5). KQED maintains studios located on Mariposa Street in San Francisco's Mission District, and its transmitter is located atop Sutro Tower.
KQED provides Public Media for Northern California. KQED supplies local news, arts, food, cooking, science, and education information through public broadcasting, blogs, podcasts, video, audio, workshops, and events.