Fernandes to join WBUR’s ‘Here & Now’ as co-host

The following excerpt was sent out: Award-winning journalist Deepa Fernandes is joining NPR and WBUR’s Here & Now, the live midday news program distributed nationwide, as the show’s third host. On Monday, October 10th she will make her debut alongside Robin Young and Scott Tong. She joins Here & Now from the San Francisco Chronicle where she was an immigration correspondent and senior newsroom advisor on Race and Equity. […]

SF Chronicle multimedia producer Creighton departs for Citizen Film

Caron Creighton, multimedia producer at the San Francisco Chronicle and SFGATE, has left to join the nonprofit documentary production company Citizen Film as a part-time producer/editor. Previously, Creighton was a digital producer at the Chronicle, an associate producer at AJ+ and a freelance videographer and editor. She was also a freelance reporter for Al Jazeera, […]

San Francisco Chronicle appoints Avila graphics reporter

The San Francisco Chronicle has hired Yuri Avila as a graphics reporter. Avila joined from The New York Times, where she was a news assistant in the graphics department. She reported for Animal Politico in Mexico City and worked at BuzzFeed News as a news reporter. Avila said: “Ever since I moved to the Bay […]

San Francisco Chronicle hires Devulapalli as graphics reporter

Sriharsha Devulapalli has joined the San Francisco Chronicle as a graphics reporter. Recently, Devulapalli earned a master’s degree in data journalism from Columbia University. Previously, he was a product manager at Blue Sky Analytics and was a software developer at Mint in India, where he oversaw data visualizations for the paper’s daily data journalism page […]

San Francisco Chronicle reporter Wu departs

Gwendolyn Wu, writer for “Bay Briefing,” San Francisco Chronicle’s flagship morning newsletter and an engagement reporter at the paper has left. Wu’s tweet reads, “I’m so glad I got a chance to return to where I started my journalism career. Next stop TBA!” Previously, Wu covered medicine, the business of health care and COVID-19 for […]

Hernandez leaves San Francisco Chronicle to join HuffPost as front page editor

HuffPost has tapped Lauren Hernandez as a front page editor after a stint covering breaking news, general news and crime for the San Francisco Chronicle. Hernandez has also served as a breaking news reporter at Gannett’s Statesman Journal in Salem, Ore. She interned at Desert Sun Media Group and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. She […]

Boston Globe appoints Kopan deputy bureau chief

The Boston Globe has tapped Tal Kopan as deputy bureau chief in its D.C. bureau. Currently, she is a Washington correspondent at the San Francisco Chronicle. Before that, Kopan served as a political reporter at CNN. She worked as a breaking news reporter and cybersecurity policy reporter at Politico. She was a web producer and […]

Hagemann joins the SF Chronicle as weather science editor

The San Francisco Chronicle has tapped Hannah Hagemann as a weather science editor to launch and lead a weather science team. She will also collaborate with a meteorologist, data reporter and a team of freelancers. Hagemann joins from the Santa Cruz Sentinel, where she covered environment, science, wildfire impacts, and South Santa Cruz County; her […]

San Francisco Chronicle names Ocenada associate audience editor

The San Francisco Chronicle has hired Ryan Ocenada as associate audience editor, helping expand the reach of the paper through search optimization and social media efforts. Ocenada joins from NBCUniversal, where he was an audience development editor. He was also a managing editor/digital content manager for the Golden State Warriors in San Francisco. He has […]

Bishari joins San Francisco Chronicle as columnist/editorial writer

Nuala Bishari has joined the San Francisco Chronicle as a columnist and editorial writer. Recently, she had been working part-time as a news reporter at the San Francisco Public Press. From April 2021 to April 2022, she was a local reporting fellow at ProPublica, where she conducted a year-long investigation into issues of homelessness in […]