Our Team

Staff   •   Interns   •   Guest contributors   

Click each person’s name for their full bio.

Geoffrey King

Geoffrey King

Executive Editor / President and CEO

Geoffrey King is an attorney and journalist with a focus on free expression, open government, press freedom and privacy. A Vallejo native, King teaches digital privacy law at the University of California, Berkeley.

Laurence Du Sault

Laurence Du Sault

ProPublica Local Reporting Network Fellow

Laurence Du Sault is an investigative reporter at Open Vallejo, where she covers law enforcement and public corruption in partnership with ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network.

Vanessa Flores

Vanessa Flores

2021 Investigative Reporting Intern

Vanessa Flores is an investigative reporter based in the Bay Area with a focus on visual journalism and filmmaking.

Subuk Hasnain

Subuk Hasnain

2021 Investigative Reporting Intern

Subuk Hasnain is an investigative reporter focused on multimedia journalism and longform storytelling.

Elena Neale-Sacks

Elena Neale-Sacks

2021 Investigative Reporting Intern

Elena Neale-Sacks is an Oakland-based investigative journalist focused on audio storytelling.

Brian Howey

Brian Howey

2021 Investigative Reporting Intern

Brian Howey is an award-winning journalist whose reporting has focused on homelessness, extremism and police accountability.