Richard Gearhart

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Richard Gearhart

associate professor

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  • B.S. Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo


  • Broadcast 
  • History of Journalism 

A Cal Poly alumnus, Richard Gearhart brings more than 20 years of industry experience to the department. He began his career in radio, working as a news anchor and reporter at several Central Coast radio stations while completing his journalism degree. In 1990, Gearhart joined KSBY. During his tenure at the station, Gearhart has worked as a producer, reporter, assignment editor and anchor. He currently anchors the evening newscasts. Gearhart joined the faculty at Cal Poly in 2006. His teaching mainly focuses on broadcast journalism.



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