Belva Davis, longtime host of KQED’s This Week in Northern California, retired today. (You can watch her last show when it’s posted here.)

Just about the entire staff of KQED gathered this afternoon to say goodbye to Belva and watch this video tribute. Narrated by KRON anchor Pam Moore, it’s a great look back at Belva’s storied career and what she has meant both for Bay Area journalism and for KQED as an organization. With cameos by Willie Brown, Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi, Maya Angelou and a host of Belva’s colleagues and friends.

So long Belva. And more to the point: thanks.

And here’s more on Belva from PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff, earlier this year.

  • LD

    Dear Belva,
    I can’t believe you are 80 yrs! Good luck and have a Happy Retirement.
    You will be missed.
    Lin Doyle

Author

Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

Sponsored by

Become a KQED sponsor