About

TJ Johnston is a San Francisco-based journalist whose work has appeared in Street Sheet, Street Spirit, SF Public Press, the San Francisco Examiner and Newsdesk. Other news organizations running his work include The Huffington Post, KQED News, 48 Hills, San Francisco Bay View, International Network of Street Papers and the Center for Public Integrity.

TJ’s coverage has focused on homelessness as public policy, human interest and civil rights issues. Stories included difficulties clients face in accessing shelter services, enforcement and prosecution of laws against homeless people and hate crimes committed against those for their housing status. Additionally, his work on the disparities of expulsion rates in California’s public schools was recognized in the 2011 PASS Awards.

TJ also covers city government in San Francisco. Among other events, he followed developments in the appointment of a replacement mayor.

He is also an alumnus of the Raising Our Voices writers’ workshops at Media Alliance and an award-winning copy editor whose services are available.

You could view his résumé on this site, profile on LinkedIn or follow his tweets on Twitter @ TJ Johnston415.

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