John Diaz

Editorial Page Editor

The Chronicle

About this Author

Before joining the opinion pages, he directed the newspaper’s East Bay news coverage. He started at The Chronicle in 1990 as an assistant city editor.

John began his journalism career as a reporter for the Red Bluff Daily News. Two years later, he was promoted to the Washington, D.C., bureau of the newspaper’s parent company, Donrey Media Group. After that, he worked as a general assignment reporter for the Associated Press in Philadelphia and as a statehouse reporter and assistant city editor for the Denver Post.

He graduated from Humboldt State University in 1977 with a degree in journalism. He received a Distinguished Alumni Award from HSU in 2009 and was the university’s commencement speaker in 2010.

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Cheating: that dark American pastime

January 19, 2020

And now, it’s on to the Senate for impeachment trial

January 16, 2020

Taking risks for greater good pays off

January 11, 2020

Hey, California independents: Want to vote in Democratic primary? Here’s how

January 10, 2020

The saber rattling stops: suddenly, hopefully, precariously

January 9, 2020

When a president’s credibility really matters

January 4, 2020

Hurtling into 2020, warily

January 2, 2020

Home for holidays in a house divided

December 26, 2019