Los Angeles Times hires Rosenhall to cover state politics and policy
Laurel Rosenhall has joined the Los Angeles Times as an editorial writer covering California politics and policy as a member of the LA Times editorial board. She joins from CalMatters, a nonprofit digital news venture, where she was a founding reporter covering politics.
She has reported for The Sacramento Bee for over 12 years and was an editorial assistant at the San Francisco Chronicle.
Rosenhall was named Journalist of the Year by the Sacramento Press Club in 2021 and was included on The Washington Post’s list of outstanding state politics reporters in 2020. She also received a National Headliner Award for online beat coverage and an enterprise reporting award from the California News Publishers Association.
Rosenhall has a B.A. from Evergreen State College and a master’s degree from the University of California’s Graduate School of Journalism at Berkeley.