Emilio Garcia-Ruiz (‘84)

Emilio Garcia-Ruiz (‘84)

Emilio Garcia-Ruiz (‘84)

Editor in Chief, San Francisco Chronicle

Emilio Garcia-Ruiz is the Editor In Chief of the San Francisco Chronicle. Prior to that, he served as the Managing Editor in charge of Digital at The Washington Post, overseeing the newsroom’s development, implementation and execution of digital strategy. 

Before becoming Managing Editor, Garcia-Ruiz was the Editor for Strategic Projects, helping to lead the creation of more than a dozen new digital products and laying the foundation for our future growth. Among them were dynamic experiences in live content and social interaction.  

Garcia-Ruiz has also served as the Post’s Local, Sunday and Sports editors. In 2000, he edited the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation by the St. Paul Pioneer Press that uncovered academic fraud in the University of Minnesota men's basketball program.

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