SF Chronicle hires Hoeven as columnist, editorial writer

The following excerpt was sent out from the San Francisco Chronicle’s editorial page editor Matthew Fleischer: The San Francisco Chronicle is delighted to announce that Emily Hoeven will join the Opinion team as our newest columnist and editorial writer. In her role, she will write bylined columns as well as unsigned editorials and help make crucial decisions […]

CalMatters adds reporters and editors to newsroom

CalMatters has hired two editors and three reporters courtesy of funders, donors and individual members. This announcement has posted on the site: Denise Zapata is our new deputy news editor.  Previously she was a senior editor at EdSource for eight years. As associate editor for The Center for Investigative Reporting, Denise was part of one team […]

Kim Fox swaps CalMatters for Hearst

Kim Fox, head of product strategy at CalMatters, a nonprofit news organization, will join Hearst Newspapers as director of product, reader experience. She begins in May. Previously, Fox has served as product director/managing editor for audience and innovation at The Philadelphia Inquirer. She was also a product editor at Bloomberg. In addition, she has held […]

Los Angeles Times hires Rosenhall to cover state politics and policy

Laurel Rosenhall has joined the Los Angeles Times as an editorial writer covering California politics and policy as a member of the LA Times editorial board. She joins from CalMatters, a nonprofit digital news venture, where she was a founding reporter covering politics. She has reported for The Sacramento Bee for over 12 years and […]

CALMatters hires Tobias as a reporter covering housing

Manuela Tobias will be joining CALMatters, the nonprofit newsroom committed to explaining California policy and politics, as a reporter covering housing. Her new role begins Mar. 29. Previously, Tobias was a reporter at The Fresno Bee focusing on the inequality beat. Prior to that, she was a staff writer at PolitiFact for roughly two years. […]

Bénichou joins Washington Post as creative technologist

Lo Bénichou is now a creative technologist at The Washington Post specializing in experimental storytelling. In this new role, Bénichou will be part of a team focused on new ways to incorporate emerging technologies, including 5G and spatial computing, into the newsroom and to engage The Post’s global audiences. Previously, Bénichou worked at CalMatters as […]

CalMatters seeks engagement editor

CalMatters is looking for an engagement editor who will create and program informative assets and implement creative ideas that engage audiences. RESPONSIBILITIES: Produce visual assets and write unique copy for multiple platforms Lead the day-to-day scheduling, programming and management of assets and copy using both in-house and third-party tools Develop custom social strategies for key […]

Internships at CalMatters

CalMatters is committed to training the next generation of journalists. The company’s internships run 10-12 weeks and interns will be placed throughout the organization. Some of the opportunities offered focus on reporting, photography, videography, web development and audience engagement. For fall 2020, the following internships are being offered: Health reporting Project reporting Photography Revenue development […]

CalMatters seeks tech reporter

CalMatters is hiring for a technology reporter to report and write long-form and short stories and multimedia presentations about California technology issues with close attention to state policies and legislation. The reporter will also need to think creatively about formats and tools for communicating tech-related issues. He/she will also be required to take part in […]

CalMatters seeks economy reporter

CalMatters is looking for an economy reporter who will report and write long and short stories and multimedia presentations about California economic issues. The reporter must be a creative thinker and should be able to use tools for communicating technology issues to a broad, statewide audience. As a reporter, you will also be expected to […]