Wednesday, April 16, 2014    Login

You are here: About Us  
Meet the People of KRON 4
A.M. AnchorsP.M. AnchorsSports AnchorsWeekend AnchorsReporters
Darya Folsom

Darya Folsom anchors KRON 4 News Daybreak and the KRON 4 Morning News. She came to KRON 4 in 1998 from Washington, D.C., where she was a morning anchor for the Fox station WTTG-TV. Though she was raised in Connecticut, moving to San Francisco was like coming home, because her entire family has been transplanted to the Bay Area over the last 20 years.

Read More..

Mark Danon

News anchor Mark Danon appears weekdays on The KRON 4 Morning News. He joined  KRON 4 in January 2002. Mark joined KRON4 from WCBS-TV in New York where he was the station's chief meteorologist. On the network level, Mark has worked as meteorologist and fill-in host for "CBS Saturday Morning," and has appeared on "CBS This Morning," and "The Early Show" with Bryant Gumbel.

Read More..

James Fletcher

James Fletcher anchors the KRON 4 Morning News from 4am - 6am and then reports from the newsroom until 10am.  He came to KRON 4 in January 2002 as a freelance writer and quickly moved up the ranks.  As a full-time producer, James managed a number of KRON 4 newscasts including the 4PM News and the Bay Area's number one weekend morning newscast, "KRON 4 News Weekend."

Read More..

George Rask

Traffic Anchor George Rask joined KRON 4 in August 2005 and appears on the KRON 4 Morning News.  Rask is a Bay Area broadcast veteran, beginning here on KCBS radio in 1982.  During his time there, he founded and operated the Bay Area’s premiere regional traffic service, called Traffic Central.  After selling that business, he began Auto Talk, an all-traffic radio channel. 

Read More..

Louisa Hodge

Meteorologist Louisa Hodge has spent most of her broadcasting career in Northern California. She joined KRON4 November, 2009.  She previously worked in Sacramento as a weather anchor and reporter at KXTV News10 and KTXL Fox40. Louisa recently completed a three-year course at Mississippi State University and is now officially certified as a Meteorologist..

Read More..

Community Events & Non-Profit Spotlight
KRON 4 Sponsored EventsJan.Feb.MarchSouth BayNorth BayEast BayS.F. & Peninsula
Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation at Wine-&-Wishes

Join KRON 4 in helping make bay area wishes come true. Help support the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation at Wine-&-Wishes, Saturday, February 5, 2011.  This evening is really two events in one.  

Read More..

The Kaiser Permanente Half Marathon and 5K Fun Run

Join KRON 4 for a competitive or just plain fun morning in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. The Kaiser Permanente Half Marathon and 5K Fun Run on Sunday, February 6. Exercise your Mind, Body and Sole to promote your total health. 

Read More..

9th Annual Musical Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Join KRON 4 for ‘In the Name of Love’, the 9th annual musical tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Sunday, January 16, 2011. This is Oakland’s only non-denominational musical tribute to Dr. King and features performances by Goapele, Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir and Oakland Children’s Community Choir.  

Read More..

Center for Literary Arts

Join KRON 4 as the Center for Literary Arts brings Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners to San Jose State University.  For 25 years, the Center for Literary Arts has brought contemporary authors of exceptional voice and vision to the campus for free, public readings and conversations.

Read More..

Work for KRON 4
Full-Time JobsPart-time JobsTemporary JobsInternshipsEEO Report
Breaking News Anchor

KRON 4 has an immediate full-time opening for a Breaking News Anchor. The position will include handling break and developing stories during the evening newscasts. This position is open until filled.

Read More..

Morning News Anchor

KRON 4 has an immediate full-time opening for a Morning News Anchor. The position will include co-anchoring parts of a 7-hour morning show. This position is open until filled.

Read More..

Video Journalist (3 Positions)

KRON 4 has an immediate full-time opening for three Video Journalists.  You must be an excellent storyteller witha minimum of three years of daily television news experience in shooting and reporting stories.  Position is open until filled

Read More..

Newscast Producer

KRON 4 has an immediate full-time opening for a Newscast Producer. The position will include producing compelling newscasts using live and graphic technologies and digital editing systems. This position is open until filled.

Read More..

Associate Producer

KRON 4 has an immediate full-time opening for an Associate Producer. The position will include creating accurately timed newscasts, producing assigned newscasts and news inserts, and writing stories. This position is open until filled.

Read More..

Morning Executive Producer

KRON 4 has an immediate full-time opening for a Morning News Executive Producer. The position will oversee fast-paced, aggressive shows that thrive on breaking news. This position is open until filled.

Read More..

Contact KRON 4 & FAQ's

KRON 4 offers you a number of ways to talk to us. By listening to you, we know we can help make our Bay Area communities even better places to live. 

1001 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109  

E-Mail Address
Main Switchboard  (415) 441-4444  
Viewer Questions & Comments Hotline  (415) 561-8186  
Breaking News Tip Line  (415) 561-8000  
Jobs & Internships Hotline  (415) 561-8662  
Sales (Advertising on KRON 4 /  Mark Sowinski (415) 561-8108 
TTY/Viewer Liaison (For the hearing impaired)(415) 771-6428  
TTY/KRON 4 News (For the hearing impaired) (415) 771-6483

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I watch KRON 4 News?

KRON 4 airs the following live newscasts:


  • KRON 4 Morning News (4AM-11AM)
  • KRON 4 News at 4 (4PM-5PM)
  • KRON 4 News at 5:30 (5:30PM-7PM)
  • KRON 4 News at 11 (11PM-11:30PM)


  • KRON 4 Morning News Weekend (7AM-10AM Saturday/8AM-10AM Sunday)
  • KRON 4 News at 5 (5PM-5:30PM)
  • KRON 4 News at 9 (9PM-10PM) (Sundays only)
  • KRON 4 News at 11 (11PM-11:30PM)

How can I request a copy of a segment that I saw on KRON 4?
Please contact our dubbing service partner, Cision, inc. at 1-800-560-0111 or
click here.

I need information on KRON's TV schedule or when a particular show is on. Where can I go?
here for our online Program Schedule.

How do I contact the Dr. Phil show?
Please call the show directly at 1-866-4-DR-PHIL (866-437-7445).

To E-mail the show, click here.

You can also write the show at:
Dr. Phil show
5482 Wilshire Boulevard #1902
Los Angeles, CA90036

To be in the audience during the taping of a show in Hollywood, you may phone for ticket reservations at: 323-461-PHIL (7445).

To buy a tape or transcript, call 1-866-4-DR-PHIL or E-mail:

How do I contact Entertainment Tonight or The Insider?
Please call the Paramount Studios directly at (323) 956-5000.

You can also write the studios at:
Paramount Studios
5555 Melrose Avenue
Hollywood, CA90038

How do I contact about Closed Captioning?

“Immediate Captioning Concerns”
            Phone Number:  (415) 441-4444
            Fax Number: (415) 561-8783 
            Email address: 

“Non-Immediate Captioning Concerns”
            Contact:  Craig Porter, Chief Engineer
            Phone Number:  (415) 561-8164
            Fax Number:  (415) 561-8783
            Email Address:
            Mailing Address: 
            1001 Van Ness Avenue,
            San Francisco, CA.  94109

When do you air the
California Lottery results?
Winning numbers for SuperLotto Plus will be shown on KRON 4  after the drawings.

You can get the numbers immediately after each drawing by watching KRON 4 at approximately the following times:

  • SuperLotto Plus: Wednesdays and Saturdays 7:57PM

Make Me a Millionaire airs on Saturdays at 6:30PM.

How do I sign up to get Breaking News alerts by E-mail?
Click here .

How do I sign up for weather by E-mail?
Sign up for KRON 4's StormTracker 4 Personal 4Cast by
clicking here.

How can I advertise on KRON 4 or
Contact Mark Sowinski
Local Market Manager
Tel: 415-561-8108

How can I apply for a job or internship at KRON 4?
You may call our Jobs and Internships Hotline at (415) 561-8662. Please also visit our
KRON 4 Jobs page. Or, go to our KRON 4 Internships page.

How old is KRON?
KRON began broadcasting from
San Francisco on November 15, 1949 as an NBC affiliate. Since January 1, 2002, KRON has been an independent station serving over 2 million TV homes in 11 Bay Area counties.

How do I watch KRON's high-definition channel?
KRON-HD can be seen on channel 704 on Comcast’s digital tier . Over the air, it can be viewed by people with HD receivers on Channel 4.2 (UHF 57). Read the Form 388 DTV Consumer Education Report here.




Share This Page
email delicious.comdigg diggtechnorati technoratireddit redditstumbleupon stumbleuponfacebook facebookgoogle bookmarks google bookmarkslive livetwitter twitter
Copyright 2010 by Young Broadcasting of San Francisco   |  Privacy Statement  |  Terms Of Use