Giana Magnoli is currently the managing editor of Noozhawk, an online local news organization covering Santa Barbara County. She guides everyday newsroom coverage as well as investigations, special projects, and breaking news reporting. She also runs Noozhawk’s internship program and freelance reporting partnerships with student journalists at UC Santa Barbara.
During her career at Noozhawk, she has been a Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism fellow, member of the Solutions Journalism Network, and reporter and editor for the California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowship at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism.
Giana is a 2009 graduate of the Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo journalism program. She spent three years as a reporter and editor in student media, including a year as managing editor of the Mustang Daily newspaper and website.