A Salute to America’s Presidential Elections
This festive night features political humor, costumes, and look-alikes. Join us as we shine a light on the programs and people behind public media’s election coverage.
Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
Seated Dinner, Live Auction, & Program
Hall of Fame Honoree
Jeffrey Kirsch, Ph.D., Founder of KPBS Science Center
Featuring Special Guests
Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour Co-Anchor
Sonari Glinton, NPR Business Desk Correspondent
Whether you’re on Team Elephant or Team Donkey—or somewhere in the middle—we invite you to be part of the fun.
Price: $500 per ticket / $5,000 for a table of ten
Location: The US Grant Hotel, 326 Broadway, San Diego
Attire: Festive evening wear; themed attire encouraged.
Judy Woodruff (pictured below, left) is the Co-Anchor and Managing Editor of the PBS NewsHour. She has covered politics and other news for more than three decades at CNN, NBC, and PBS.
Sonari Glinton (pictured below, right) is a NPR Business Desk Correspondent based at NPR West in Los Angeles. Glinton has tackled big stories including GM's road back to profitability, the 2012 presidential race, and the U.S. Senate and House.
Photos courtesy of PBS NewsHour and NPR.
Honorary Committee Vice Chair
Honorary Committee Members
Steve & Sue Hart
Conrad Prebys & Debbie Turner
The Shiley Foundation
Darlene Shiley, President
Additional Support From
Kimberly Heller Godwin
Anthony's Fish Grotto
Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits
Carlsbad Golf Center
Chism Brothers Painting
Cohn Restaurant Group
Coronado Brewing Company
De Soto Sport
Fiesta de Reyes
George W. Bush Library and Museum
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay
Jackson Design & Remodeling
Kings of the Craft
Knott's Berry Farm
Loews Coronado Bay Resort
National Constitution Center
New Village Arts Theatre
Nine-Ten Restaurant and Bar
Omni San Diego Hotel
Orfila Vineyard and Winery
Pacifica Del Mar
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
Sammy's Woodfired Pizza & Grill
San Diego Ballet
San Diego Opera
San Diego Symphony
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa
Stone Brewing Company
Sur La Table
The Bay Club Hotel and Marina
The Lost Abbey/Port Brewing Company
The New Children's Museum
The San Diego Chargers
The US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel
The Westgate Hotel
William J. Clinton Foundation
Highlights from the 2015 Gala
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KPBS is a public service of San Diego State University.
For questions about KPBS Celebrates Elections, contact:
Claudine Casillas, Special Event & Communications Manager
KPBS Public Broadcasting
5200 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182