Jim Simon

Jim Simon was managing editor of the nonprofit news site Honolulu Civil Beat from 2017-20. He was previously managing editor of the Seattle Times, where he worked as an editor and reporter for more than 30 years. He currently is a part-time journalism teacher at the University of Washington.

Out of the News Desert: Bellingham to Get a New Startup

This venture, which currently goes by the name name Cascadia Newspaper Co., will be a for-profit publication, unlike many journalism startups.

Taking Hawaii Back: COVID Pause forces rethink of Over-tourism

While Hawaii rebuilds a shattered economy that lost tens of thousands of jobs during the pandemic, there’s growing pressure to tamp down on the excesses of over-tourism.