Eric Jansen

Announcer/Board Operator; Producer/Co-Host, Out in the Bay

Eric Jansen is a veteran broadcaster and print journalist.  A former news anchor, producer and reporter at KQED FM, San Francisco; KLIV AM, San Jose; and Minnesota Public Radio, Eric's award-winning reports have been heard on many NPR programs and PRI's Marketplace.  His print work has been in The Mercury News, The Business Journal, and gay magazines Genre and The Advocate, among other publications.  He co-produced the June 2007 PBS documentary Why We Sing!, about GLBT choruses and their role in the civil rights fight.

In addition to producing Out in the Bay, Eric is a part-time announcer and board operator at KALW, and assists businesses and non-profits in PR, communications planning and media training.



Thu June 13, 2013
Out in the Bay June 13

Queer Life & Pride in the Suburbs: How visible, how safe?

Audio Pending...

It seems gay pride is spreading. Yet mere miles from San Francisco, many LGBT people have reason not to feel safe or be “out” at work. 

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Tue September 11, 2012
Out in the Bay 9/13 - 7pm

The Milk-Moscone Murders

Harvey Milk during his second unsuccessful run for San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
Tom Eure/Harvey Milk Archives, Gay & Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library

Harvey Milk in His Own Words, and Why Dan White Killed Milk and Mayor George Moscone. 

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Thu August 16, 2012
Out In The Bay

Out In The Bay 8/16/12

Interview with transgender cabaret singer Veronica Klaus.


Wed August 1, 2012
Out in the Bay - 8/2/12 - Project: Lohan

Lindsay Lohan - this century's Judy Garland?!?

Project: Lohan is a multi-media theatrical event about the life of Lindsay Lohan, who went from pre-teen Disney starlet to convicted felon in less than a decade. It's a mad dash through Lohan's rise and fall ordeal, told by 6 cross-dressing actors playing 5 dozen characters in 90 minutes with 172 costume changes! The script is all text found in tabloids, TV news, court transcripts, 911 calls and the like. Why is our society so obsessed with fallen Hollywood idols?

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Thu July 19, 2012
Out In The Bay - Charo & Alice B Toklas - 7/19/12

Charo mixes samba with techno beat; and Alice B. Toklas on Gertrude Stein

7 pm on Out in the Bay:  Time travel with Alice B. Toklas and Charo.   Hear Alice B. Toklas in her own voice -- on a rare morsel of tape 60 years old -- describing her first encounter with Gertrude Stein, and more from the curator of  “A Place at the Table: A Gathering of LGBT Text, Image and Voice” at U.C.

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