Sophie Bearman

Sophie Bearman is a New Yorker turned San Franciscan passionate about local politics and policy. Before joining Here/Say Media as the publication's Director of Multimedia, Sophie worked as a digital video producer for CNBC covering the intersection of business and politics and as a reporter for Jigsaw Productions. She is an alum of Harvard College and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

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Meet The Parents Behind An Effort To Recall Three SF School Board Members

The couple, who met on Tinder in June, plans to bootstrap their way to San Francisco’s first successful recall effort in nearly 40 years.

San Francisco’s Elite Lowell High Has A Serious Culture Problem. What About Other District High Schools?

It’s been a rollercoaster few months for academically competitive Lowell High School. In January, it…

‘The School District Is Pretty Much Failing Them’: With The Vaccine In Play, When Can SF’s Schools Reopen?

Like much of the country, San Francisco is embroiled in a debate over when and how best to reopen schools, with health experts and educators divided on the issue. But for Erika Foots, a single mother raising five children, it’s simple: “As far as my children go, I feel that the school district is pretty much failing them,” she said.

Who Is Chesa Boudin? Meet the San Francisco DA at the center of a media storm

San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin rode into power on a wave of progressive populism. But his tenure has been rocky so far. So who is Chesa Boudin? We take a look behind the headlines.

Why Outer Richmond’s Cielito Lindo Took Four Years To Launch

In San Francisco, a city of opportunity, it took this small business more than four years to open its doors.

Recovering Heroin Addict Says San Francisco Is Failing Its Drug Users

Thomas Wolf knows the Tenderloin well. He spent six months sleeping on its streets in 2018.

Introducing Here/Say Media

We started Here/Say Media to answer a simple question—what if local news made us feel…