Frank Pine adds Bay Area oversight

Frank Pine
Frank Pine

Frank Pine becomes executive editor of Digital First Media’s Bay Area News Group, The Mercury News reports.

He will continue to oversee the 11 titles in the company’s Southern California News Group.

“In uniting the Bay Area and SCNG newsrooms under Frank’s leadership, we are strengthening our already formidable news teams and creating new opportunities to expand our audience and increase engagement,” said Sharon Ryan, president and publisher of Bay Area News Group, who also oversees those media organizations as executive VP-Western Region.

Neil Chase, BANG’s former executive editor, is now CEO of CALmatters, a CNPA Digital News Member.