Bay Area News Project is coming up on Wednesday, Feb. 24.
The new editor is Jonathan Weber, co-founder of The Industry Standard and a former LA Times staff writer. Weber intends to hire at least 15 journalists this year. Hear about his vision for "building a stellar newsroom to cover Bay Area government and politics, the arts, business, entertainment, community news and other topics."
The event is set for 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., Suite 200.
Presented by California Media Workers Guild and co-sponsored by: Asian American Journalists Association, SF Bay Area Bay Area Black Journalists Association, Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism, East Bay Press Club, National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association, San Francisco Peninsula Press Club, SF Public Press and the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California chapter.