Desert Sun.

Author:Garcia, Rachael
Position:NewsPeople - Brief article

Julie Makinen has been named executive editor of the Desert Sun in Palm Springs, Calif. She succeeds Greg Burton, who is now executive editor of the Arizona Republic. Most recently, she was a fellow at Stan ford University and a faculty member at San Jose State University. She has managed newsrooms in Beijing, Hong Kong and Los Angeles. Makinen completed internships at the Palo Alto Weekly and Sacramento Bee before landing a job at the Washington Post in 1994. She would go on to...

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