Houston Chronicle taps Sewing as news columnist

The Houston Chronicle has appointed Joy Sewing to the post of news columnist, a role in which she will report on topics, including social justice, politics, education, health care and inequity. Sewing will be the first Black columnist in the newsroom’s 122-year history. Since August 2020, she has been a culture columnist covering Houston culture, […]

Press Democrat names Fusco exec editor

Award-winning journalist Chris Fusco has been appointed executive editor of The Press Democrat. He said: “To me, there’s really no other executive editor job like this in America. When you look at the size and the amount of investment in the room, for the market size, it’s almost unprecedented. Especially in today’s environment.” Fusco has […]

Houston Chronicle seeks a trending news reporter

The Houston Chronicle is seeking a trending news writer with sharp reporting skills and familiarity working for a digital-first newsroom. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Houston and Texas, and specific experience reporting on real estate and development. But most importantly, they know how to find and tell a good story. Responsibilities: The trending […]

Meyer appointed publisher of the Houston Chronicle

Nancy Meyer, president of the Miami Herald has been named publisher of the Houston Chronicle, becoming the first female publisher of the Chronicle. She begins Jan. 10. Jeff Johnson, president of Hearst Newspapers said: “Nancy has a great track record of successfully leading several large newspapers during her career. She is a forward-thinking and thoughtful […]

Houston Chronicle health care reporter Wu set to leave

Gwendolyn Wu, a reporter covering health care and the pandemic at the Houston Chronicle, will be leaving her post next week. Before that, she wrote the Chronicle’s “Houston How To” section, which covered smart life hacks and guides for navigating the city. She has covered crime, courts and breaking news for the metro desk at […]

Houston Chronicle names Reeve editor-in-chief

The Houston Chronicle has appointed Maria Reeve as its editor-in-chief. Since joining the paper in 2019, Reeve has served as its managing editor, content. In her new role, she succeeds Steve Riley, who will be retiring after a 41-year career in journalism. Previously, Reeve was at the Star Tribune for over 8 years, where she […]

Houston Chronicle hires Trovall as immigration reporter

Elizabeth Trovall will be joining the Houston Chronicle as an immigration reporter. She comes from Houston Public Media where she covered the same beat. She has also freelanced and edited for TeaTime Magazine, The Culture Trip and The Intern Group. She has also freelanced for Public Radio. She has also reported for KRTS Marfa Public […]

Khalifa joins Houston Chronicle as audience development producer

Yasmeen Khalifa is joining the Houston Chronicle as an audience development producer. Currently, she is an audience intern at The Washington Post. She was also an engagement fellow at Texas Tribune. She was also a reporting fellow at The Tyler Loop. Khalifa has a B.A. in mass communication/media studies from University of Texas at Tyler, […]

Rubio departing Houston Chronicle for PitchBook News

Jordan Rubio, a data journalist at Houston Chronicle, will be leaving his post to join PitchBook News, which covers private equity and venture capital. His last day at the Chronicle will be July 2. Rubio was also a digital journalist at Advocate Digital Media and was a fellow at News21. He was also an executive […]

Houston Chronicle executive editor Riley set to retire

Steve Riley, executive editor of the Houston Chronicle will be retiring. Parent company Hearst Corp. has already begun a search to fill the post. Riley has been with the Chronicle since 2017, joining as a deputy managing editor. He then served as an interim executive editor. Prior to that, Riley was with The News and […]