• journalist and editor

    Robin Epley

  • Editor

    I have extensive editing experience in newspaper, magazine, opinion and feature journalism -- as well as in audio production.


    As a working journalist for more than a decade, my work has appeared in numerous national and local outlets, including the Chico Enterprise-Record, Sacramento Bee, Sacramento Magazine, the Chico News & review, the Sacramento News & review, SacTown magazine, Comstock's magazine, Bustle.com, TechWire.net, and many more.


    Good journalism thrives in a community that supports its own, and I'm proud to have served as a board member for not one, not two, but three local journalism organizations. I just recently resigned from the board of directors for The Sacramento Press Club and the Sacramento chapter of the Online News Association, and I am the founder of Millennials in Media, Sacramento's only networking and mentorship program for young journalists.


    Raised on public radio, I have long had a fascination with working as an on-air journalist. Even though I was born with a severe speech impediment, I worked hard to overcome it through more than a decade of training. I now have a monthly podcast, been involved in voice work, and also worked as a reporter and weekend anchor for Sacramento's news radio station, KFBK.

  • Camp Fire Feature Project

    Do you still have a "Camp Fire cough"?

    Did the wildfire smoke affect you or your family?

    Do you know someone still suffering with their breathing?


    Email me with your story, and you could be featured in a new Chico Enterprise-Record feature series and podcast that will be published for this summer.

  • News Clips

    recent short stories

    February 2019

    Finding the last victims’ names, housing with FEMA, starting a town over and more

    January 2019

    Copper wire and other precious materials were again vandalized from several electrical panels at Riverbend Park, where construction has been ongoing during renovation efforts

    November 2018

    What is seen as a minor change for a majority of people could have lasting implications on the state’s disabled community

    November 2017

    Local entrepreneurs get crafty for the holidays — but that doesn’t always translate to big business

  • Longform Clips

    feature work

    July 2017

    In June 2009, Raymond “Chuckie” Hitchcock got to do something he’d been waiting for his entire life: He finally got to tick the box labeled “Native American” next to his name on a government form.

    May 2017

    Celebrating six extraordinary women of influence from the Capital Region who are redefining leadership on their own terms.

    February 2017

    California construction companies fought nine years ago to bring common-sense exemptions to OSHA's dust regulations — now, federal updates are complicating compliance

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  • Side Gigs

    projects I love (and I hope you will too)



    Social media community

    An online community of more than 50,000 like-minded literature lovers, founded and co-curated by me

    Millennials in Media

    Journalism organization

    I started Sacramento's only social networking and mentorship group for young journalists