Deirdre Hussey, managing editor of The San Francisco Examiner, has been appointed executive editor.
Hussey’s career has taken her from New York to reporting assignments in South Africa and the Bay Area.
She joined The Examiner in 2002 and was north San Mateo County editor, city editor and assistant managing editor before being appointed managing editor in 2007.
“We are fortunate to have in Deirdre a leader who combines a keen dedication to the news with a detailed understanding of San Francisco and San Mateo counties,” Publisher John Wilcox said. “We look forward to more growth with Deirdre at the news helm.”