Zachary Fletcher

Class of 2022

Zachary is a narrative journalist covering sports, politics and environmental issues. Since August 2020, he’s covered sports for Oakland North and state election politics for CalMatters. Zachary has also reported audio stories and is currently working on multiple freelance projects.

EDUCATION

  • University of Puget Sound - B.A. Politics and Government + Communication Studies (2020)

EMPLOYERS

  • CalMatters - Freelance VoteBeat Reporter (October 2020 - November 2020)

  • The Trail, Sports & Outdoors Section Editor, February 2017 – December 2018 (writer); January 2019 – September 2019 (editor)

  • Office of Congressman Adam Smith - Intern (May 2019-August 2019)

PUBLICATIONS & OTHER WORK

  • Oakland North, December 10, 2020, East or West?: How the community is responding to the Oakland A’s plan for a new stadium - https://oaklandnorth.net/2020/12/10/east-or-west-how-the-community-is-responding-to-the-oakland-as-plan-for-a-new-stadium/

  • North Gate Radio, November 19, 2020, COVID-19 and High School Football in Oakland - https://projects.journalism.berkeley.edu/radio/story/covid-19-and-high-school-football-in-oakland-2/

  • CalMatters, October 23, 2020, No ticket needed: Stadiums welcome voters for November election - https://calmatters.org/politics/votebeat/2020/10/california-stadiums-welcome-voters-election/

REPORTING INTERESTS

Elections, Health & Environment, Peace and Conflict, Politics, Sports, Sports Equity