Alum Nashelly Chavez Named Diversity, Equity Reporter at Press Democrat

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT (SANTA ROSA) -- Chavez, who lives in Santa Rosa and is fluent in Spanish, grew up in Petaluma and graduated from Casa Grande High School. She enrolled at Santa Rosa Junior College, took her first journalism classes there and worked at the student paper, The Oak Leaf. She transferred to San Francisco State University, earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a minor in Women and Gender Studies.

At San Francisco State, Chavez was a leader of the campus newspaper, having served as editor in chief, managing editor and news editor.