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By Miriam Raftery

October 29, 2023 (San Diego) – Tickets are now on sale for KNSJ Radio’s 10th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, November 11.

The East County Magazine Radio Show is one of the station's flagship programs, covering East County news and issues as well as regional topics and more. KNSJ, which broadcasts from Descanso, also features a wide variety of other locally hosted shows.

The gala event will celebrate all that San Diego’s community Network for Social Justice has achieved in the past decade, as well as highlight the station’s future commitment to defend democracy and create community through independent media. The festive evening will include dinner, live music, dancing, poetry readings, videos, and special presentations.

 The KNSJ Gala will be held Saturday November 11 from 5 p.m. to midnight at the United Domestic Workers of America /AFSCME Local 3930 Hall - 4855 Seminole Dr, SD, CA 92115.

Genevieve Jones-Wright, executive director of the nonprofit Community Advocates for Just and Moral Governance and former public defender, will emcee the event.


5pm Courtyard Reception featuring curated sets from KNSJ DJs 

6pm Dinner and Program featuring the live latin jazz sounds of Quinteto Caballero and a performance from author, playwright, and resistance poet reg e gaines

9pm Afterparty featuring a performance from Katie Ladubz, winner of the 2023 San Diego Music Awards’ Best Hip Hop/Rap Album of the Year and curated sets KNSJ DJs

TICKETS:  Tickets can be purchased at

Veterans can enter the code: VET for 15% off in honor of Veterans Day

ABOUT KNSJ: On July 4, 2013, KNSJ 89.1 FM launched as an independent, people-powered radio station in San Diego, where  airwaves were dominated by corporate media. KNSJ’s mission was to be a catalyst for an informed community, to enable networking for social justice, and to empower members to create high-quality radio for people and viewpoints historically marginalized by commercial media.  A decade later, mainstream media is more monopolized than ever and rampant spread of misinformation makes KNSJ’s independent, people-powered media outlet more critical than ever to protect our democracy. 

 CONTACT:  Email to get more information, sponsor the event, acquire press passes, or volunteer.


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