Emilie Raguso (senior editor, news) joined the Berkeleyside team in 2012. She covers politics, public safety and development. In 2017, Emilie was named Journalist of the Year by the SPJ NorCal board. Her reporting on homelessness has also been recognized by SPJ NorCal, and she has been part of the Berkeleyside team to win Community Journalism awards from SPJ NorCal three times. Emilie previously launched and ran community news site Albany Patch in Albany, California. Her stories have appeared on the New York Times website, Salon and NPR.