Union-Tribune editorial and opinion director Hall departs

Matthew T. Hall, editorial and opinion director at the San Diego Union-Tribune, has left. He wrote in his farewell note, of which the full note can be accessed here: “It was a good run with great people. We set out to make San Diego better, and something happened along the way. Our readers made us […]

CalMatters hires Heldiz as assistant visuals editor

Adriana Heldiz will join CalMatters as an assistant visuals editor. Recently, she was a multimedia journalist at the San Diego Union-Tribune. Heldiz interned at and was a multimedia producer at Voice of San Diego, where she worked for more than five years. Heldiz graduated from San Diego State University-California State University, where she worked as […]

Popescu joins the Union-Tribune to cover money

The San Diego Union-Tribune has hired Roxana Popescu to cover the money beat and how economic conditions affect the San Diego community. Recently, Popescu was an investigative reporter at inewsource. Her freelance work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Forbes.com, San Diego Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Newsweek and The Atlantic’s CityLab. Previously, […]

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 […]

Editor Dreyer to retire after 27 years

Steve Dreyer, editor of the San Diego Union Tribune since 1993, has announced that he will retire from his post on Friday, April 3, reports the publication. “I will turn 70 in May and this is my 50th year in print journalism,” the editor of the Poway News Chieftain and Rancho Bernardo/4S Ranch News Journal […]

Wosen to cover biotech at San Diego Union-Tribune

Jonathan Wosen, a freelance writer at Haymarket Media Group, will be joining the San Diego Union-Tribune in April to cover the biotech industry. He will also be covering the San Diego Zoo. Previously, he was working as a science writing intern at the Annual Reviews where he wrote Q&As, features and contributed to the Review’s […]

Union-Tribune revamps video news

The Union-Tribune TV news is back in action after being off the air since February 2014. Now called the San Diego News Fix, the program debuted on Cox and Spectrum. Luis Cruz, a U-T TV veteran producer who is now the paper’s director of community and public relations, hosts the show with the company’s TV […]