MEET our editors
From biotech news to the latest technology, real estate and construction briefs, editorially speaking,
The Daily Transcript at SDDT.com’s staff of well-trained reporters and editors cover San Diego
business in depth and with a regional focus.
George Chamberlin Tracye Grimes
Executive Editor Web Director/Editor
GEORGE CHAMBERLIN has been associated with TRACYE GRIMES became the editor of the San
The Daily Transcript since 1998 and became Executive Diego Source in 2006. She is responsible for the
Editor in 2006. He is responsible for the development daily operation of the Web site and all digital editorial
of editorial strategies for the newspaper and website. He has introduced products, including the “Morning Briefing,” “Today’s Headlines” and
video and audio into the editorial products and is the public face of the “Building Briefs.” She also oversees the breaking news desk, which is
company at many community events. George regularly chairs industry responsible for 30-40 Web-published stories a day in the 24-hour period
roundtables and conducts video interviews of participants for use on the between successive newspaper deadlines.
San Diego Source. He writes two daily columns, “Money in the Morning” Tracye became special sections editor in 2003, supervising the staff
and a daily stock market wrap-up. that researches and collects data for the “SourceBook” database and its
George, a long time resident of North County, lives in Vista with his wife related products.
Terry. Prior to joining the Transcript, Tracye was the editor of the community
newspapers Beach & Bay Press and Peninsula Beacon. Previously, she
Joe Guerin was a reporter for the San Diego Community Newspaper Group, which
owns those papers. From 1993 – 1999 she was a legal secretary in the
Law Offices of Stuart A. Holmes in Claremont, Calif.
Tracye is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton.
JOE GUERIN joined The Daily Transcript in 2000. He
is responsible for the daily operation of the newsroom, Jennifer Chung-Klam
including the production of the newspaper. His duties Special Publications Director
include assigning and trafficking all stories and coordinating between the firstname.lastname@example.org
editorial and production departments. Joe oversees the copy editors and
a staff of reporters who cover a wide variety of business and legal news. JENNIFER CHUNG KLAM was named special
Prior to joining the Transcript, he was the editor of the Chula Vista Star publications editor in 2006, after serving five years
News. Previous to that, Joe was editor (subsequently assistant publisher) as copy editor and staff reporter. She is currently
of Neighbors, a weekly community newspaper that was a supplement responsible for the content and production of all 68 newspaper special
to The San Diego Union-Tribune. He has also served as the managing sections, including the multi-section “Soaring Dimensions,” plus non-
editor of The Log, a bi-weekly boating newspaper. newspaper products such as the annual “SourceBook.”
Joe, a San Diego County resident since 1980, lives in Tierrasanta with Prior to joining the Transcript, Jennifer was a marketing and sales
his wife, Margaret, and three children. Joe is a graduate of San Diego coordinator for a leading high-tech marketing research firm, as well as a
State University. writer and editor for Explorations magazine, a publication of the Scripps
Institution of Oceanography.
Jennifer is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego.
Meet our Columnists Real Estate Editor
With dozens of acclaimed columnists, The Daily
Transcript at SDDT.com shares more knowledge RICHARD SPAULDING became real estate editor
and expertise from prominent business leaders in April 1992. He is currently responsible for the
with our readers everyday. daily content and production of the real estate
and construction sections of the newspaper. Two reporters covering
construction and real estate report directly to Richard. He has extensive
Phil Baker, On Technology knowledge about public documents, the process of buying and selling
Dan Coffey, On San Diego properties and the real estate industry in general. Richard authors “Real
John Patrick Ford, Observations Estate Briefs,” “House of the Week,” “Who Owns the Block” and “Deal of
Boaz Rauchwerger, High Performance the Week.”
Previously, Richard was a staff writer for 10 years at the San Diego
Larry Stirling, Making Sense of It
Tribune after an initial stint at the Transcript as a reporter from 1973–
Brent Wilsey, Smart Investing
1981. He is a native-born Californian who has lived in San Diego since
and many others… 1968. He served in the Army in Vietnam from 1963–1964. Richard is a
graduate of the University of Iowa.
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