San Francisco Chronicle seeks SFGATE audience engagement editor

Under the direction of SFGATE’s editor in chief, the audience engagement editor will have a deep understanding of how people consume news via social media and newsletters and the know-how to lead strategy to increase those news consumers. The audience engagement editor will be able to sift through analytics, pick out the important trend lines […]

SF Chronicle to lay off eight staff members

As per the San Francisco Chronicle Guild’s post on X/Twitter, the newsroom is planning on laying off eight staff members. The post reads: “We are devastated to learn of management’s decision to lay off eight talented members of our newsroom, including six Guild members, from the Chronicle’s SFNext team and audio team.” No further details […]

NY Times names Knight San Francisco bureau chief

The New York Times has appointed Heather Knight to serve as its San Francisco bureau chief. She begins in September. Knight will join from the San Francisco Chronicle, where she has worked for more than two decades. There, she reported on politics, homelessness, family flight and the quirks of living in San Francisco. She also […]

Politico adds three to expand California politics coverage

The following excerpt was sent out from Politico’s editor-in-chief Matt Kaminski, executive editor, platforms and operations, Joe Schatz, editorial director states Ryan Hutchins, California editor Katy Murphy and California bureau chief Chris Cadelago: Team – As you may have read in California Playbook this morning: We’re expanding our impact and influence by the day in […]

San Francisco Chronicle welcomes ten summer 2023 interns

The following excerpt was sent out from The San Francisco Chronicle: The San Francisco Chronicle is proud to welcome its 2023 class of summer interns. These standout students will work on big stories across departments and coverage areas. Let’s meet the journalists and their assignments: Kyran Berlin will join The Chronicle as an intern on […]

Labi departs Comstock’s to join SF Chronicle

The following was sent out from the San Francisco Chronicle’s senior arts and entertainment editor Mariecar Mendoza: The San Francisco Chronicle is excited to welcome Vanessa Labi as its new assistant arts and entertainment editor for Datebook. Labi comes to The Chronicle after serving as deputy editor for Comstock’s Magazine, based in Sacramento. She worked for the monthly business […]

Gollan departs the Reveal for SF Chronicle

Jennifer Gollan has joined the San Francisco Chronicle’s investigative team. Recently, she was an investigative journalist at Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting. There, she produced national investigations on corporate and government accountability, worker exploitation and gun violence. Her stories have been published in The New York Times and Associated Press. She also wrote […]

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 […]

Román joins NY Times as social editor

The following was sent out from The New York Times’ associate editor, off-platform Jake Grovum: I am thrilled to announce the newest member of the audience team, Michaela Román, who is joining The Times’s audience team as a social editor, based in New York. She will join our global social media and audience teams, and […]

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. […]