Blanca Torres has left the San Francisco Business Times, where she has was a real estate and economic development reporter since 2016.
She has made the move to public radio, after a career in newspapers.
This was Torres’s first week in her new job as producer at KQED, the Bay Area’s NPR-member radio station.
She’ll be working on “Forum,” a two-hour public affairs show that airs Monday to Friday.
Before the SF Business Times, Torres was an editorial writer and columnist for the Seattle Times and the first Latina on the paper’s editorial board.
Her past experience includes roles as a business writer at the Contra Costa Times and reporter for the Baltimore Sun.