Ten Years in Silicon Valley: Reflections for the Future of Newspapers
CLEVELAND: Susan Goldberg, named editor of The Plain Dealer in May 2007, will speak about the lessons she learned as a newspaper editor in Silicon Valley and what she sees as the future of newspapers and Cleveland at noon on Friday, December 7, 2007, at The City Club of Cleveland.
Goldberg came to The Plain Dealer from the San Jose Mercury News where she was the executive editor from 2003 to 2007, after working as managing editor at the paper for four years. From 1989 to 1999, she worked at USA Today, serving as a deputy managing editor of the News, Life and Enterprise sections. Previously she worked as a reporter and editor at the Detroit Free Press. She began her career as a reporter at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
A Michigan native, Goldberg has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Michigan State University. She was a member of the San Jose Rotary Club and served on the city's Sunshine Reform Task Force, charged with creating a law to give citizens better access to meetings and records.
Goldberg is co-chair of the Medill School of Journalism's Board of Visitors at Northwestern University and is on the board of the American Society of Newspaper Editors.
Tickets are $18 for members and $30 for non-members. Lunch is included. They can be purchased by calling The City Club at 216.621.0082 or visiting the website at www.cityclub.org.