Melissa Murphy will become editor of the Santa Cruz Sentinel next week, said Jim Gleim, publisher of Digital First Media’s NorCal Community Newspapers.
Murphy has been managing editor of The Reporter in Vacaville since October 2017 and previously was news editor. In Santa Cruz, she succeeds Kara Meyberg Guzman, who resigned in September.
Jack F.K. Bungart, editor of the Times-Herald in Vallejo, will add news oversight of the Vacaville paper. He has been with The Times-Herald since 1989 and served as news editor and managing editor prior to becoming editor four years ago.