Jonathan Weber, who has been editor-in-chief at The Bay Citizen since its May 2010 launch, says details of his new venture will be announced soon. [UPDATE: He’s joining Reuters as West Coast bureau chief.] Managing editor Steve Fainaru will take over as interim editor-in-chief. In his farewell note, Weber cites The Bay Citizen’s accomplishments as “breaking a lot of news, crafting a great Bay Area section for the New York Times, developing new modes of multimedia reporting, building a partner network, and generally establishing ourselves as strong journalistic force in the region.” || SF Weekly: “When asked if the organization he will now work for is well-known, Weber replied in the affirmative.”
> January 2010: Weber leaves New West to join new Bay Area News Project
> March 2010: Bay Area News Project aims to be “agenda-setter for news in the region”
Students are often encouraged or required to pitch stories to publications. How does this work for those on F-1 visas?
Among those affected were reporters at flagship paper USA Today and producers working on Gannett’s digital optimization teams.