Bay City News Foundation Supporters

Bay City News Foundation relies on charitable donations to pursue its public service mission. None of this work would be possible without financial support from donors and we thank the hundreds of contributors who have backed this cause.

2021: Cris Abel Nina Ackerberg Colleen Almeida Smith Chris Andrichak Anonymous Rose Baden Alexandra Jane Baker Marian L Shostrom and Harry Baker Rita Beamish Diane Belding Kate Bell Marilyn Berg Cooper Ellen Berkovitch Julia Bernstein Jerrie Bethel Vanessa Blyth Marlin Corwin and Margaret Booth Teresa and Clifford Bowen Dean Brightman Bonnie Britt Robert Brittain Marc Brown Marcia Brown-Machen Don Buchholz Matt Burry Cecily Burt Julie Cadigan Chris Campos Pete Carey Laura Casey James Chadwick Iona Cheng Cheryl Chi Laura Chick Buck Choate Dani Cirignano Angie Coffee Mark Cohen D’Vera Cohn Joy Cordell Alice Crane Lauren Cuthbert James Davis Thomas Debley Patricia Decker Denise Defreese Kimberley deGroot Meier Jean Deitz Sexton Sam Delson Lynn De Vaney James D McMenamin William Drummond Amy Banse and Joseph Dworetzky Colleen Edwards Ellen Edwards Chris Schildt and Brian Edwards-Tiekert Kelly and Ronnie Ellis Tamar Enoch Christian Eriksen Priscilla Essert Gloria Feldt Kaerla Fellows Alina Fichter Howard Finberg Sandra Fish Linda Flynn Sarah Foster Barbara French Sam Friedlander Daniel Friendly Henry Fuhrmann Wayne and Lyn Futak Dawn Garcia Ken Garcia Glenn Gehlke Teresa Gerringer Teresa Gerry Bruce Gerstman Peter Gertler E Gilliam Dan Gillmor Sue Gilmore Barbara Glickstein Joanne Gold Nadja Golding Juan Gonzales Timothy Gorman Gina Gotsill Eileen Murphy and Michael Gray Dani Cirignano Sherman Mui and Lindsay Green-Barber Ann Grimes Dian Grueneich Dan Grunfeld Rose Grymes Jessica Guynn Sam Hamilton Celia Hamman-Cueto Holly and John Hanke Patricia Hannon Jay Harris John Harrold Loella Haskew Heather Haveman Edward Hayes Meg Heckman Susan Hedgpeth Karen Hershenson Kim Hicks Susan Hinton Vjeff Holder Len Hollie Elaine and Herrick Hooker Jackson Scott Horton Alex Horvath Susan Houriet Elizabeth Howard Laura Impellizzeri Wakeling Mary Ireland Jane Isay Charles Italiano Susan Ito Deborah Jensen David Johnson Lottie Joiner Linda Jue Michele Jurich Jo Ellen Kaiser Megan Kamerick Stephanie Kasten Aurora Kasten Dawn Kasten Leslie Katz Laika Kayani Beverly Keel Strobe Kenobi Vlae Kershner Jennifer Kho Krupnick Ross Cameron and Kathleen Kirkwood Charlie Klinedinst Bruce Koon Christine Chapon and Alan Korman Linda Kramer Jenning Jennifer LaFleur Jocelyn Larkin Stuart Leavenworth G Lee Gwenn Lennox Carol LePage Warrenwork Lerude Yehudit Lieberman Jennie Liska Sachiyo Llamas Rose Lobato Alix Marduel and Tom Lockard Mary Lonergan Alice Louie Deborah Lustig Barbara Lynch Kathleen Maclay Matt Mansfield Janis Mara Mary Margaret Malcolm Margolin Theresa Martinez Meredith May Jen Mayer Patricia McBroom Mark and Connie McComb Marilyn McEntyre Andrew McGall Carolyn McMillan Randy McMullen Patty McOuat Betty Medsger Carol and Doug Melamed Rob Merker Edward and Cindy Miller Judy Miller Arjay and Frances Miller Foundation Theresa Mitchell Shantha and VJ Mohan Susan Morse Michele Murphy Carla Murphy Donna Myrow Komaki Matsui and Ryan Nakashima Bev Nakashima Susan Nash Dave Newhouse Eric Newton Frances Nuelle Thomas O’Brien Sharon O’Grady Mark Olson Carolyn Johnston and Karl Olson MaryAnne and Guy Orban Lindsey Pannell Leslie Pannell Paula Park Rebecca Parr Merrill Perlman Chuck Phalen Nancy Philippine Bethany Phoenix Sarah Pollock Kate Bell Sarah Pollock Arthur Quinn Janet Quinn Rowland and Pat Rebele Amy Resnick Sam Richards Tiziana Rinaldi Margo Rohrbacher Bonnie Rollins Dan Rosenheim and Cindy Salans Rosenheim Mark Cohen Bobby Winston Dan Rosenheim and Cindy Salans Rosenheim Jesikah Maria Ross Stacey Roth Margaret Rowlands Katherine Rowlands Graeme Lee Rowlands Jan and Victor Rubin Heidi Russell William Russell-Shapiro Patricia Ryfa Jacob Poletti and Alejandra Saragoza Kirsten Saxton Petra Schaefer Peter Scheer Lucie Scheuer Christine Schmidt Marcy Burstiner and Jeffrey Schwartz Doug Schwinn Thea Selby Jack Shea John Simerman Peggy Simpson EJ Skeels Ann Smith Daniel Smith Peter Smith Claudia Smukler Ari Soglin Sheila Solomon Louisa Spier Paul Steinmetz Mitch Stephens John Stodder Jr. Andrea Stone Patricia Sullivan Levi Sumagaysay Peter Sussman and Patricia Carson-Sussman Joann Sutro Harriet Swift Georgia Tann Anne Marie Taylor Anita and Charles Todd Bryan Tracy Gayle Vassar Eleanor Vincent Ted Vollmer Lisa Vorderbrueggen Chris Wagnon Jeanie Wakeland Kathleen Walkup Fara Warner Bonnie Waters and Dennis Winslow Paulette Waters Stacey Wells Shirley Wheatland Lisa White Jake Williams Terry Winckler Bobby Winston Rob Womack Jeanette Woods Lynn Yarris Susan Young Gregory Young Carol Zabin Nina Zacuto Leslie Zimmerman Mia Zuckerkandel ~~~~~~~~~ 2020: Amy Alanes Chris Andrichak Anonymous Karen Beernink Kate Bell Jim Bettinger Eli Bonerz Lorraine Bonner Corwin and Margaret Booth Dean Brightman Julie Cadigan Casey Cantrell Pete Carey Mariama Cham Laura Chick Alice Crane Mary Daly Nancy Day Thomas Debley Denise Defreese Colleen Edwards Chris Schildt and Brian Edwards-Tiekert Christian Eriksen Wayne and Lyn Futak Dawn Garcia Teresa Gerringer Dan Gillmor Sue Gilmore Gina Gotsill Sherman Mui and Lindsay Green-Barber Ann Grimes Holly and John Hanke Louis Hansen Jennifer Hanson John Harrold Loella Haskew Suzanne Herel John Holland Glenda Holste Elaine and Herrick Hooker Jackson Scott Horton Bin Hu David Johnson Matt Johnson Kevin Keane Vlae Kershner Christine Chapon and Alan Korman Yuki Kou Jocelyn Larkin Carol LePage Amalia Lupu Cornea Deborah Lustig Kathleen Maclay Brian Storm and Elodie Mailliet Storm Robert S Malatesta Don McAuliffe Mark and Connie McComb Arjay and Frances Miller Foundation Edward and Cindy Miller Patricia and James Miller Komaki Matsui and Ryan Nakashima Laura Ness Dave Newhouse Frances Nuelle Thomas O’Brien Lindsey Pannell Rebecca Parr Merrill Perlman Sarah Pollock Carolyn Purcell Purcell Steven Reading Rowland and Pat Rebele Amy Resnick Andrea Ricci Bonnie Rollins Dan Rosenheim and Cindy Salans Rosenheim Graeme Lee Rowlands Katherine Rowlands Jan and Victor Rubin Jacob Poletti and Alejandra Saragoza Richard Shumann EJ Skeels Ronald Smith Ari Soglin Samaruddin Stewart W Stephen Sullins Levi Sumagaysay Barbara Suskind Greg Sviatoslavsky Diedre Ware Dennis Winslow and Bonnie Waters Stacey Wells Shirley Wheatland Danny Willis Lisa Wrenn Leslie Zimmerman Laura Zucker ~~~~~~~~~ 2019: Flannery Amdahl Matthew and Genevieve Anderson Chris Andrichak Anonymous Jane Baker Jonathan Bash Rita Beamish Kate Bell Ellen Berkovitch Julia Bernstein Vanessa Blyth-Gaeta Lauren Bonney Corwin and Margaret Booth Teresa Bouza Sandra Braverman Dean Brightman Tara Bryant Carol Brydolf Don Buchholz Cecily Burt Pete Carey Mary Duffy Carolan Stephanie Cason Neil Chase Iona Cheng Harry Chevan Laura Chick Robin Clare D’vera Cohn Daisy Contreras Alice Crane Alan Crews Alisa Curry Nancy Day Molly De Aguiar Chris de Benedetti Stacy deCarion Jean Deitz Sexton Sam Delson Fernando Diaz Frances Dinkelspiel Brian Domingo Kelly Dow Mary Driscoll Nicole Duritz Lakshmi Eassey Colleen Edwards Chris Schildt and Brian Edwards-Tiekert Ann Eisenberg Christian Eriksen Carsten Eriksen Kaerla Fellows John Fensterwald Tyra Ferlatte Nathalie d’Harcourt and Frederic Filloux Sandra Fish Julia Flynn Siler Dan Fost Laura Fraser Wayne and Lyn Futak Dawn Garcia Ken Garcia Susan Gehlke Kristin and Gary Gilger Dan Gillmor Sue Gilmore Sharon Goldfarb Samuel Goldman Leila Gough Sarah Granger Sherman Mui and Lindsay Green-Barber Ann Grimes Rose Grymes Jessica Guynn Tran Ha Carl Hall Joan Hamilton Paula Hamilton Holly and John Hanke Lou Hansen Laird Harrison Loella Haskew Jeremy Hay Suzanne Herel Karen Hershenson Renata Hesse Eve Heyn Carol High Chris Holmes YooHee Hong Elaine and Herrick Hooker Jackson Scott Horton Beth Howard Keith Howell Jareen Imam Laura Impellizzeri Wakeling Judy Irving Jane Isay Susan Ito Lauren Johnson David Johnson Lottie Joiner Michele Jurich Gretchen Keary Maureen Kennedy Vlae Kershner Jennifer Kho Krupnick Ross Cameron and Kathleen Kirkwood Bruce Koon Christine Chapon and Alan Korman Yuki Kou Linda Kramer Jenning Nevada Lane Jocelyn Larkin Gwenn Lennox Warrenwork Lerude Will Lester Jeremy Liu Bernard Yu and Elaine Lo Alice Louie Julia Love Deborah Lustig Dave Maass Stephen Magagnini Brian Storm and Elodie Mailliet Storm Jonathan Marshall Theresa Martinez Michael Mayer Sue Mcallister Kelly McBride Mark and Connie McComb Marilyn McEntyre Andrew McGall Carolyn McMillan Randy McMullen Carol and Doug Melamed Emily Mibach Holly Michelle Judy Miller Ken Miller Terri Mino Mariana Moore Beatrice Motamedi Donna Myrow Komaki Matsui and Ryan Nakashima Dawn Nakashima Bev Nakashima Dave Newhouse Frances Nuelle Thomas O’Brien Deanne O’Connor Meera Pal Lindsey Pannell Leslie Pannell Paula Park Rebecca Parr Cherilyn Parsons Melanie Payne Merrill Perlman Nancy Philippine Sarah Pollock John Pollock Teresa Puente Carolyn Purcell Amy Pyle Rowland and Pat Rebele Kathryn Reiss Amy Resnick Jessica Rettig Jan Rodak Bonnie Rollins Kristy Roschke Dan Rosenheim and Cindy Salans Rosenheim Margaret Rowlands Katherine Rowlands Graeme Lee Rowlands Grace Rubenstein Jan and Victor Rubin Lucinda Ryan Jacob Poletti and Alejandra Saragoza Dora Scardina Petra Schaefer Marcy Burstiner and Jeffrey Schwartz Lisa Scimens Jan Scruggs Thea Selby Martha Sellers Sydney Shaw Jack Shea Alicia Shepard Peggy Simpson EJ Skeels Fran Smith Ari Soglin Sheila Solomon Peggy Spear Ucciferri Jo Stanley Josh Stearns Paul Steinmetz Annie Steuart Andrea Stone Lisen Stromberg Peter Suczek Peter Sussman and Patricia Carson-Sussman Joann Sutro Harriet Swift Linda Tafur Stuart Tiekert Anita and Charles Todd Chris Treadway Kerry Tremain Ted Vollmer Jeanie Wakeland April Walters Joyce Wang Fara Warner Elizabeth Weise Shirley Wheatland Peggy Stein and Doug Wheeler Rita Williams Jake Williams Danny Willis Buck Wolf Jeannie Wong Lisa Wrenn Lynn Yarris Nina Zacuto Leslie Zimmerman ~~~~~~~~ 2018: Julie Absey and Roy Allen Faith and Tom Barnidge Karen Beernink Kate Bell Jim Bettinger Corwin and Margaret Booth Jeffrey Schwartz and Marcy Burstiner Pete Carey Mary Duffy Carolan Chris Dolce Dawn Garcia Bruce Gerstman Sue Gilmore Gina Gotsill Holly and John Hanke Sara Hare Jeremy Hay Mary Ireland Karl Olson and Carolyn Johnston Julia Kagan Baumann Rachele Kanigel Leslie Katz Julia Love Julie Makinen Mark and Connie McComb Carolyn McMillan Rob Merker Arjay and Frances Miller Foundation Edward and Cindy Miller Carolyn Johnston and Karl Olson Elizaveta Osetinskaya Merrill Perlman Benjamin Pimentel Sarah Pollock Marcia Parker and Bob Porterfield Mary Prisco Amy Pyle Rowland and Pat Rebele Lisa Reynolds Bonnie Rollins Rebecca Rosen Lum Margaret Rowlands Katherine Rowlands Graeme Lee Rowlands Jan and Victor Rubin Marcy Burstiner and Jeffrey Schwartz Martha Sellers Peggy Simpson Sam Singer Hilary Sloane Sheila Solomon Anita and Charles Todd Meg and Clayton Waite Nina Zacuto

BCNF Partners & Institutional Funders

Bay City News Foundation is grateful to our partners and institutional funders who have helped us grow and do impactful work. They include:

• Catchlight
• Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and INN (intern support)
• CUNY Newmark Journalism School (intern support)
• Dow Jones News Fund (intern support)
• Emma Bowen Foundation (intern support)
• Google News Initiative
• Hogan-Newton Fund (intern support)
• Institute for Nonprofit News

• JSK Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University
• John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism (intern support)
• Lenfest Institute for Journalism
• Miami Foundation (NewsMatch)
• Microsoft News
• PolicyLink
• Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship

• ProPublica Local
• Renaissance Journalism
• Report for America
• San Francisco Foundation
• Silicon Valley Community Foundation
• Solutions Journalism Network
• Starling Lab for Data Integrity
• USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism
• Wikimedia Foundation

Wise Women Council

Every organization needs a network of advisors who can provide feedback, guidance and support. Here are a few wise women who are helping.

Ellen Berkovitch
Journalism Entrepreneur and Documentarian 

Heather Bryant
Deputy Director of Product, News Catalyst; Founder, Project Facet and 2017 JSK Fellow at Stanford

Kim Bui
Director of Product and Audience Innovation, The Arizona Republic

Marcy Burstiner
Professor, Humboldt State University Journalism Department

Duffy Carolan
Media law attorney, Jassy Vick Carolan

Vera Chan
Senior Manager, Worldwide Journalist Relations at Microsoft

Nancy Colasurdo
Writer, Life Coach, Teaching Artist

Daisy Contreras
Editor and Reporter, Public Radio International

Emily Costello
Managing Editor, The Conversation US

Tammerlin Drummond
Strategic Communications Strategist at ACLU of Northern California; Former Oakland columnist and 2014 Nieman Fellow at Harvard

Dawn Garcia
Director, John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University

Jill Geisler
Bill Plante Chair in Leadership & Media Integrity, Loyola University Chicago and Freedom Forum Fellow in Women’s Leadership at The Newseum

Barbara Glickstein
Principal/Founder of Barbara Glickstein Strategies; Public Health Nurse and Health Reporter

Ann Grimes
The Starling Lab for Media Innovation; former director, Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism; former co-director, Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Stanford

Jareen Imam
Senior Content and Editorial Manager, Amazon; former Director of Social Newsgathering, NBC News

S. Mitra Kalita
CEO and Co-Founder, URL Media Holdings; former VP Programming, CNN

Stacey Kennelly
User Experience Writer, Airbnb; Content Strategist

Jennifer Kho
Digital news strategy leader | Senior adviser for Canary Media | Consultant for Capital & Main | Former managing editor at HuffPost and the Guardian US

Danielle Kosecki
Content Strategist and Multimedia Journalist

Mira Lowe
Dean of the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication at Florida A&M University (FAMU); Board Trustee, First Amendment Foundation; former Assistant Dean for Student Experiences, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications

Julie Makinen
Executive Editor of Palm Springs Desert Sun; 2017 JSK Fellow at Stanford

Susan Mernit
Executive Director, The Crucible; Founder, Hack the Hood

Beatrice Motamedi
Managing Director, Newsroom by the Bay at Stanford University

Carla Murphy
Editor, Writer, Immigrant

Donna Myrow
Former Publisher, L.A. Youth, a newspaper by and about teens

Marcia Parker
Publisher and Chief Operating Officer, CalMatters

Sylvia Paull
Strategist, Publicist, Networker

Sarah Pollock
Mills College Journalism Professor Emerita

Carolyn Purcell
Founder, Sweet P Media; Former News & Local Content Strategy, Verizon/Fios1 News Networks

Jesikah Maria Ross
Senior Community Engagement Strategist, Capitol Public Radio

Alejandra Saragoza
Managing Editor, Zendesk; Former Senior Content Manager, California.com

Angilee Shah
Journalist, Editor, Teacher

Sheila Solomon
Board President, Journalism Funding Partners; Consultant Democracy Fund and Rivet Radio

Joann Sutro
Former News Editor, Bay City News

Pamela Turntine
Editor-in-Chief, Berkeleyside; Former Metro News Curator, Bay Area News Group