San Diego daily hires three reporters to cover biz topics
Jim Watters, an editor at U-T San Diego, the daily newspaper in southern California, tells Talking Biz News that he has hired two reporters to cover business-related topics.
Both came from the North County Times.
Paul Sisson has joined U-T San Diego to cover health care. He previously covered health care and other topics for the North County Times, where he worked from 2002 to 2012. Before that, he worked for Lee Newspapers in Iowa.
Sisson earned a journalism degree from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D., in 1998.
Bradley J. Fikes has joined U-T San Diego to cover biotechnology. He has been covering the industry since 1990, most recently for the North County Times. Other topics he’s covered include health care, water supply and wireless technology.
A native San Diegan, Fikes started in journalism at San Diego State University, where he served on the staff of the Daily Aztec student newspaper.
Business editor Diana McCabe tells us of another hire:
In addition, Eric Wolff has joined U-T San Diego to cover retail and small business. He previously covered real estate, energy and economic issues for the North County Times, where he worked from 2009 to 2012. Before that he covered politics and general topics for San Diego CityBeat for three years.
He started in journalism in New York working for New York Magazine, Harper’s Magazine, and the New York Sun.