Hepler hires by CalMatters to cover the state economy

Lauren Hepler

Lauren Hepler has been hired by CalMatters to cover the California economy.

She will start on June 15.

She will report on gig workers, unemployment, the state budget and inequality.

Hepler previously worked at Protocol, covering Silicon Valley through the prism of the people who work there and the people who are most directly affected by what happens there.

Hepler has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles TimesThe GuardianSlate, and the BBC, and she reported previously for the Silicon Valley Business Journal.