FORA.tv Speaker - Martin Reynolds
Martin G. Reynolds, former Editor-in-Chief of the Oakland Tribune, was recently named Engagement Editor in the Digital First Media West Region, with newsrooms throughout California. Reynolds (@reynoldspost) was named in December as Senior Editor for community engagement for MediaNews Group’s Bay Area News Group. He began his career at the Oakland Tribune as a Chips Quinn Scholar intern in 1995 and worked his way up the ranks, serving as Editor-in-Chief from 2007 to 2011. He was one of the lead editors on the award-winning Chauncey Bailey Project investigating the assassination of the former Oakland Post editor and Tribune reporter. Reynolds was among the lead editors for the “Not Just a Number” project examining youth violence in Oakland, which won the Knight Award for Public Service from the Online News Association in 2006. He is co-founder of the Tribune’s Oakland Voices project, a community journalism program run in partnership with the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education. He is an at-large board member of the Associated Press Media Editors. A native of Berkeley, he is also a professional lyricist who has performed with Jungle Biskit, Bop City and Mingus Amungus.
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