Brad Bollinger is the publisher of the North Bay Business Journal overseeing the weekly's coverage of business in the North Bay counties of Sonoma, Napa and Marin. Before joining the Journal after its purchase by the New York Times Co. in 2005, he was the business editor and a columnist for The Press Democrat since 1990. While he was editor, the Press Democrat business section won several national, state and regional awards for its coverage, including six “Best In Business” citations from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
The newspaper’s 2002 series on the wine industry, “Vine to Wine,” received the highest award from the California Newspaper Publishers Association. Bollinger currently serves as the chair of the North Bay Leadership Council and as a director for the Sonoma County Alliance and Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce. Bollinger is a native of Santa Rosa.