Erin Sherbert, who writes on the popular blog The Snitch for SF Weekly, has been named to the newly created position of director of online news for the San Francisco Newspaper Co.
Sherbert will oversee digital news content for all three of the company’s publications: The San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco Bay Guardian and SF Weekly. She will help management with the direction, content and evolution of the company’s editorial products. Read More
The San Francisco Examiner has named Stephen Buel its new editor in chief.Buel, who was previously the city editor, brings more than 30 years of journalism experience to his new role. Before coming to the paper in January 2011, Buel served for more than nine years as top editor of the East Bay Express. He helped guide the weekly in a new direction, focusing more on news and investigative reporting. Read More
Today is a new milestone for the 146-year-old San Francisco Examiner, with Todd Vogt assuming the role of publisher, president and co-owner of the newspaper.“The Examiner has a long history of covering San Francisco in a way that no other news organization does,” Vogt said. “Today, we will take what is truly the only local newspaper in San Francisco and advance its quality coverage of news, sports, and arts and entertainment for the people who live and work here.” Read More
The San Francisco Examiner has a rich and storied history dating back to the Civil War. In 1880, George Hearst, a wealthy silver miner, obtained ownership in exchange for forgiving a gambling debt. The SF Examiner achieved national prominence under his son, William Randolph Hearst, who dubbed it “Monarch of the Dailies.” Some of America’s finest writers, including Mark Twain, Jack London, Ambrose Bierce and Herb Caen, have graced our pages. Read More