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Narda Zacchino

Zacchino is an author and award-winning journalist who served as a top editor at the Los Angeles Times and
San Francisco Chronicle. During her 31 years at the Los Angeles Times, she was a reporter, government and
politics editor, Sacramento bureau chief, Editor of the Orange County edition, Deputy Managing Editor,
Associate Editor, and Vice President. She is the co-author of "Boots on the Ground by Dark," a book on NFL
star/Army Ranger Pat Tillman written with his mother, Mary. Her newest book is "California Comeback: How A ‘Failed State’ Became a Model for the Nation.”