Ximena Natera, a veteran visual journalist, will be our first-ever staff photographer. Iris Kwok, a recent Cal grad with bylines around the Bay, will report a new climate beat.
Armstrong will help amplify the reporting of both Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside and ensure we are connecting with all parts of the communities we serve.
She will continue to bring to our newsroom her thoughtful, tenacious coverage of the Berkeley school district and other local education institutions.
In the week that Nosh celebrates its ninth birthday, we are thrilled to welcome on board a highly talented editor who will oversee all food coverage across Cityside’s Bay Area newsrooms.
The award-winning reporter will cover City Hall. He comes from the Mercury News where he covered more than two dozen transportation agencies.
The crisis in traditional local news, which I have experienced first-hand, means outlets like Berkeleyside are critical. I could not have made a better choice than to join the team at this moment.
Turntine brings decades of editing experience and a knack for breaking news. A new managing editor also joins the team as we launch a founders’ fund for local journalism.