Tim Redmond

Tim Redmond


Full-Time Faculty
Kalmanovitz Hall 141


Tim Redmond has won more than 40 national and local awards in a four-decade career as an investigative and political reporter, much of that time at the San Francisco Bay Guardian. His work has also appeared in more than a dozen local and national publications. He teaches Journalism, Investigative Reporting, Political Reporting, and The Economics of Social Justice, among other courses. He has a second-degree black belt in Taekwondo.


  • Investigative reporting
  • Political reporting
  • Environmental journalism

Research Areas

  • Economic inequality
  • Money in politics
  • Housing and homelessness


  • Wesleyan University, BA, Economics, 1980

Prior Experience

  • Executive editor, San Francisco Bay Guardian
  • Founder, 48hills.org

Awards & Distinctions

  • San Francisco Board of Supervisors Certificate of Honor, 2014
  • Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award for Outstanding Editorial Writing, 1995
  • International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors Golden Quill Award, 1989
  • Investigative Reporters and Editors Award for Outstanding Investigative Reporting, 1988