Welcome Back!

The Fall 2018 Richmond Confidential staff. Front row: Kaitlyn Kraybill-Voth, Boikanyo Tefu, Barbara Harvey, Meiying Wu. Second row: Ravleen Kaur, Mara Kardas-Nelson, Newsha Naderzad, Gisela Perez de Acha Chavez, Stephanie Penn. Third row: Brandon Yadegari, Betty Marquez, Christi Warren. Back row: Wesaam Al Badry, Aiden Strawhun, Tessa Paoli, Edward Booth.

The Fall 2018 Richmond Confidential staff. Front row: Kaitlyn Kraybill-Voth, Boikanyo Tefu, Barbara Harvey, Meiying Wu. Second row: Ravleen Kaur, Mara Kardas-Nelson, Newsha Naderzad, Gisela Perez de Acha Chavez, Stephanie Penn. Third row: Brandon Yadegari, Betty Marquez, Christi Warren. Back row: Wesaam Al Badry, Aiden Strawhun, Tessa Paoli, Edward Booth.

We’re back!

Richmond Confidential is a news site run by the first year master’s students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. We’re excited to bring RichCon back to life this semester with new faces and talent.

Our staff is comprised of 16 students with a range of expertise, skills and years of experience. We pride ourselves on our diversity of backgrounds and experiences, with parts of our staff hailing from China, Mexico, all over the United States and more.

Each week, our staff will bring you a variety of news and feature stories surrounding the city of Richmond. Through text, photo and video, we hope to dig into the deepest parts of the city’s day-to-life through our coverage, and highlight residents young and old with our newest section, People of Richmond.

Have a tip? Reach out to any of our staff members.

Cops and Courts

Christi Warren: christi.ann.warren[at]gmail[dot]com

Gisela Perez de Acha Chavez: gisela[at]berkeley[dot]edu

Economic Development

Meiying Wu: Meiying_wu[at]berkeley[dot]edu

Brandon Yadegari: brandonyadegari[at]berkeley[dot]edu,

Politics

Betty Marquez: bmarquezrosales[at]gmail[dot]com

Newsha Naderzad: naderzadn[at]yahoo[dot]com

Kaitlyn Kraybill-Voth: klkraybill[at]berkeley[dot]edu

Environment and Health

Mara Kardas-Nelson: marajennkn[at]berkeley[dot]edu

Stephanie Penn: stephanie.penn[at]gmail[dot]com

Ravleen Kaur: kaur.ravleen[at]gmail[dot]com

Arts and Entertainment

Aiden Strawhun: astrawhun[at]gmail[dot]com

Wesaam Al Badry: WesaamAlbadry[at]berkeley[dot]edu

Housing

Barbara Harvey: Barbaraapharvey[at]gmail[dot]com

Tessa Paoli: tessaopaoli[at]gmail[dot]com

Education

Edward Booth: edbooth[at]berkeley[dot]edu

Boikanyo Tefu: bgtefu[at]gmail[dot]com

Filed under: Featured, Front

2 Comments

  1. Matt H

    Welcome to all of the new reporters! Thank you for reporting on the important news and events that shape our lives in our scrappy city by the Bay!

  2. Don Gosney

    RichCon has always been a welcome addition to Richmond, We’ve becomes something of a news desert with the Chron and the Times only coming into town to dish dirt when they can.

    Welcome back.

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