Lee Brown, John Canalis and Austin Brumblay share their experience entering the role of EIC of the Daily Forty-Niner.
70 years of the D49er
Valerie Osier found her love for journalism while at Riverside Community College and graduated from the CSULB journalism program in 2017. She started as a freelancer for the Long Beach Press-Telegram and shortly thereafter became a reporter for the Daily Breeze before joining the Long Beach Post. She loves telling people’s stories, getting out of her comfort zone and experimenting with different ways to tell those stories and engage the community.
Staff members of the Daily Forty-Niner talk about some of their most memorable stories and multimedia projects, as well as some stories that didn’t go quite as planned.
Mary Hinds reflects on writing about JFK’s assassination as a college freshman with little writing experience and the tight pressure of a deadline.
Former staff members of the Daily Forty-Niner share their stories of working in the newsroom and how it helped them get to where they are now working at the LA Times.
Stephanie Rivera is the diversity and immigration reporter for the Long Beach Post. A Southern California native, she has been reporting on the region for close to a decade. She graduated from CSULB with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in political science in 2011.
Daily Forty-Niner adviser, Barbara Kingsley-Wilson, recalls memories she has with our publication and former staff members, as well as describes what being a part of student media is really like.
The Daily Forty-Niner and special projects editor Hannah Getahun present to you the 70 years of the newspaper issue. This week, the Daily Forty-Niner will be publishing stories related to former staff members of the Daily Forty-Niner and their experiences.