Journalists

Danielle Cervantes

Danielle Cervantes

Danielle Cervantes has been obsessed with columns and rows since studying research methods in college 20 years ago. It wasn’t until she was a research librarian focusing on demographics at The San Diego Union-Tribune, however, that she discovered her tribe of data journalism nerds through Investigative Reporters & Editors. This Read More
Osha Gray Davidson

Osha Gray Davidson

Osha Gray Davidson is the senior science writer for the NASA-funded journal, Earthzine, a freelance writer and photographer with investigative pieces in Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, National Geographic, Scientific American, Discover Magazine and Slate, among other publications. He has written six books of non-fiction, published a collection of photographs, and Read More
Anthony DePalma

Anthony DePalma

Anthony DePalma spent 22 years as a reporter and foreign correspondent for The New York Times, serving as Bureau Chief in Mexico and Canada. In 2001 he published “Here: A Biography of the New American Continent,” which was re-released as an e-book in 2014. He has focused his journalism on Read More
Elizabeth Douglass

Elizabeth Douglass

Elizabeth Douglass is a veteran journalist whose work in print and online has received national recognition. She was a finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award, and her stories have led to appearances on The Rachel Maddow Show, Public Radio International, Chicago public radio, and local radio and television stations, as Read More
Joanne Faryon

Joanne Faryon

Joanne Faryon is a journalist and documentary producer specializing in long-form multimedia projects. Her work has been broadcast on the PBS NewsHour; NPR; The National, CBC’s flagship TV news program, and across multiple PBS affiliates in California. In 2014, she was the first journalist to report on California’s “vent farms,” Read More
Jamie Gold

Jamie Gold

Jamie Gold is a writer and editor who has worked in several news organizations since starting her journalism career at the Washington Post decades ago. She was the readers' representative at the Los Angeles Times from 2000 to 2011; being a liaison between the readers and the newsroom as the Read More
Robert P. Laurence

Robert P. Laurence

Robert P. Laurence covered city hall, politics and rock ‘n’ roll music for The San Diego Union (later the Union-Tribune) for 35 years. He found his nirvana as the paper’s TV critic, a job he approached in the spirit of the rude kid sitting in the back of the class. Read More
Nancee E. Lewis

Nancee E. Lewis

Nancee E. Lewis is a photojournalist based in San Diego, Ca. She began her career as a freelancer in her home town of New Orleans and has been a staff photojournalist at the Shreveport Times, the Chicago Tribune and The San Diego Union-Tribune. Documentary photography and photojournalism are her passion Read More
John Nelson

John Nelson

Photojournalist John Nelson has had a lifelong interest in shooting images—whimsical, sad, or thought-provoking—that reflect all facets of the human condition. He has worked for decades as a staff photographer at a number of news organizations and, now based in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, works on documentary projects. You Read More
Bill Pitzer

Bill Pitzer

Bill Pitzer is an illustrator and writer specializing in creating compelling content in print and online. He has consulted and lectured widely on information design for numerous academic and corporate clients. Bill is the principal of Infoartz, an illustration and design studio whose clients include the National Geographic Society, The Read More
Sam Quinones

Sam Quinones

Sam Quinones is a Los Angeles-based freelance journalist and author of three books of narrative nonfiction. His latest book is “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic” (Bloomsbury, 2015), for which he traveled across the United States. “Dreamland” was awarded National Book Critics Circle award in March 2016 and Read More
Alex Roth

Alex Roth

Alex Roth has been a reporter at the Wall Street Journal, The San Diego Union-Tribune and the Detroit Free Press, among other newspapers. He has written extensively about the criminal-justice system as well as business and politics and was named the Union-Tribune's Writer of the Year in 2005. Roth lives Read More
Caitlin Rother

Caitlin Rother

New York Times bestselling author and investigative journalist Caitlin Rother has written or co-authored 10 books, drawing from decades of newspaper experience covering topics ranging from criminal justice, suicide, addiction, mental illness and murder to corruption, incompetence, and waste at City Hall and in Congress. Rother has done more than Read More
Mark Sauer

Mark Sauer

Mark Sauer spent 27 years as a reporter and editor at The San Diego Union-Tribune after stints at The Houston Post and at two papers in his native Michigan. He joined KPBS as senior news editor in October 2010 and currently hosts the KPBS Roundtable, an influential talk show that Read More
Marcus Stern

Marcus Stern

Marcus Stern is a third-generation journalist who has covered a range of local, national and foreign issues for Copley News Service, ProPublica and Reuters. He shared the 2006 Pulitzer Prize and the George Polk Award for work leading to the jailing of a corrupt congressman, a senior CIA official and Read More
Ken Stone

Ken Stone

In his 40-year journalism career, Ken Stone excelled at fact checking and copy editing at 10 newspapers (ending with The San Diego Union-Tribune for 24 years) and several websites (including three years with the Patch hyperlocal network). His 20-year-old hobby site, masterstrack.com, won the Track and Field Writers of America’s Read More
Eileen Truax

Eileen Truax

Eileen Truax is a journalist and writer. She was born in Mexico City, where she was a political reporter and a Congress correspondent for five years. In 2004 she moved to Los Angeles and for seven years worked for La Opinión, the largest Spanish-Language newspaper in the United States, covering Read More
Angie Vorhies

Angie Vorhies

Angie Vorhies is an independent radio producer based in San Diego and Los Angeles, who believes in the power of connecting people through stories. Through her studies at The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke and UnionDocs in Brooklyn, she is producing a podcast that explores the individual citizen’s role Read More
Sandra Young

Sandra Young

Twenty years as the administrative coordinator for The San Diego Union-Tribune business department trained Sandra Young to follow the money, question authority and keep a watchful eye on motive. She provided a layer of filters and structure that was dependable and forward thinking—in the end, helping to create a highly Read More

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