Ugur Dursun

Arts Engagement Producer/Reporter • KQED
Last edited November 20, 2023

Ugur Dursun has been able to wear many different hats in the news industry, writing on various beats from entertainment to news and types of journalism from breaking news stories to information hubs and social media platforms.

Previously, Ugur worked as the newsletter editor, Ugur worked as the newsletter editor for Bay City News’ nonprofit local news initiative, Local News Matters. In this role, they are responsible for curating and producing two weekly newsletters: news on Mondays and arts & culture on Thursdays. Ugur has been working to innovate and contribute to the mission of Local News Matters through their work on these newsletters.

As an MJ Bear fellow, they are looking to connect with a diverse cohort of early career journalists to share experiences and exchange ideas. Ugur aspires to have a selfless career in service journalism.