Ida Mojadad joins the San Francisco Chronicle as a breaking news reporter


The Chronicle is pleased to announce that San Francisco journalist Ida Mojadad has joined the newsroom as a temporary breaking news reporter.

Mojadad will report to Night Editor Suzanne Espinosa, who leads a team that provides quick and accurate coverage of Bay Area news and events into the night.

“I’m glad to have a reporter with Ida’s experience on our night crew,” Espinosa said. “This addition will help us deliver the latest, relevant news to our readers.”

In the past, Mojadad has focused on schools, youth and families for SF Weekly, the San Francisco Examiner and the San Francisco Standard, where she published a series of stories on hidden sexual misconduct in the city’s public schools. She has also written about housing, health care and city politics, among other topics.

Mojadad is a graduate of San Francisco State University and serves as vice president of the Society of Professional Journalists Northern California chapter.

“I’m excited to get back on the front lines of breaking news and keep Chronicle readers up to date,” Mojadad said. “It’s an honor to join the city’s paper of record filled with journalists I’ve admired and crossed paths with for years.”

About the San Francisco Chronicle:

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