Doug Oakley

1201 Blake St.

Berkeley, CA 94702

510-843-1408

dooglas96822@yahoo.com

www.dougoakley.com

www.dougoakley.blogspot.com

Twitter: @douglasoakley

Facebook: doug.oakley.75



Professional Profile

Writer/Reporter/Editor: 24 years newspaper, magazine, online journalism experience

Photographer: 20 years print/online journalism experience


Experience

San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune; Contra Costa Times; Berkeley Voice

2006-Present

Staff Reporter/Photographer

Daily writing and photography responsibilities include news developments generated out of Berkeley, Calif. and from UC Berkeley. Topics include k-12 and higher education, city politics and policy, business, green energy, medical marijuana, environmental activism, sustainability and government watchdog reporting.


San Francisco Examiner

2003-2006

Staff Photographer

Photographed and edited news, sports and feature stories


Travel Weekly Magazine

1999-2003

Hawaii Bureau Chief

Wrote, edited and photographed news and features for a

national travel magazine with a focus on the business side of

travel. Also wrote and edited a weekly travel newsletter on Hawaii.


Travel Age West Magazine

1993-1999

Associate Editor

Wrote, edited and photographed news and features for a

weekly travel magazine covering the West Coast


Inter-City Express

1990-1992

Managing Editor

Wrote and edited stories for this daily newspaper covering

the Bay Area real estate market. Supervised one staff reporter


Sparks Tribune

1988-1990

Wrote and photographed news and features for a daily newspaper

in Sparks Nv.


Education

UC Berkeley

Fellow at Knight Digital Media Center July 2009

Completed six, 12-hour days of training in video story telling and editing, sound gathering and editing and trends in multi-media story telling.


University of Nevada, Reno

1984-1989

Bachelor's degree in print journalism,

minor in political science