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Gina Channell Wilcox

President and Publisher, Embarcadero Media/East Bay Division

925-621-1171 | Email

About Gina
Gina Channell Wilcox has been the president and publisher of Embarcadero Media's East Bay Division since 2006. The division now includes the Pleasanton Weekly newspaper,, and A 30-year veteran of the journalism industry, Gina worked as a reporter and editor at a daily newspaper in a Chicago suburb for 15 years while earning her bachelor’s degree in communication and a master’s degree in business administration. Before moving to California, Gina was the executive editor/association publisher at a division of the Chicago Sun-Times, where she was responsible for a daily newspaper, 14 weekly newspapers and the corresponding news sites. She has earned several state and national journalism awards, including for investigative journalism and in-depth reporting for stories such as "Troubled schools: Parents seek answers on principal turnover, other concerns" and editorials such as "Livermore downtown referendum raises serious questions".
Stories by Gina
You've come a long way, GNON!
Mix networking for business and fun with friends, add some expos and prizes, and you have GNON - Girls Night Out Networking. The networking group / night out with the girlfriends was launched five years ago by Pleasanton resident Frances Hewitt, and has grown into four chapters with more than 250 members in just five years.
[Wednesday, June 5, 2013]

Readers Choice Pleasanton: Voting ends today
Readers Choice Pleasanton voting is under way! Cast your ballot [ here]. Remember you need to confirm your vote when you receive the email. Voting ends Sunday, May 19, so don't wait!
[Saturday, May 11, 2013]

Bubble up?
While there is a lot of good news about the current local real estate market, there are still plenty of questions and challenges facing both buyers and sellers.
[Thursday, April 18, 2013]

Staying Healthy and Beautiful

[Tuesday, April 16, 2013]

Summer camps
Check out these local summer camps:
[Tuesday, April 16, 2013]

Summer Camps
Check out these local summer camps:
[Monday, February 18, 2013]

Paragon outlet opening stalls I580 traffic
Drivers beware: The opening of the Paragon Outlets in Livermore has stalled traffic in both directions on Interstate 580. Drivers are reporting delays of up to 40 minutes approaching El Charro Road, the exit that accesses the new outlet mall. Currently shows a backup on Westbound I-580 that stretches past Interstate 205, and eastbound delays that begin at Hacienda Drive in Pleasanton.
[Thursday, November 8, 2012]

Tri-Valley Heroes
We are happy to announce that we will recognize the true, yet often anonymous, Tri-Valley Heroes this holiday season through a series of feature articles honoring eight individuals or groups for their positive influence on the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents. We will feature two Heroes each week beginning Nov. 23 and concluding Dec. 14.
[Wednesday, October 3, 2012]

Congratulations to the second 'Find the Fair' logo ticket winner!
Congratulations to ==B Barbara McCarrick,== the winner of four Alameda County Fair tickets in the second week of the Find the Fair logo!
[Wednesday, June 20, 2012]

Concerts in the Park off to a rockin' start
Northern Static will perform rock hits from the '80s and '90s at this Friday's Concert in the Park. Sponsored by the Pleasanton Downtown Association, live concerts take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Friday through the summer at Lions Wayside Park, corner of First and Neal streets.
[Wednesday, June 13, 2012]