Yumi Wilson


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Ms. Wilson has more than 25 years of experience as a news reporter, editor and journalism educator. Earlier in her career, she worked for the Associated Press in Los Angeles and San Francisco Chronicle, covering City Hall, state politics, crime, courts and urban affairs. She is now a tenured journalism professor at SF State University, where she specializes in news reporting, writing, opinion writing and investigative journalism. She also works as a social media consultant, showing companies, schools and individuals how to build a strong professional brand on social media.

As a consultant with the firm, Ms. Wilson is using her expertise in journalism and social media to assist the firm’s attorneys and private investigators in workplace and background investigations, as well as helping the firm build a stronger presence on social media.

Related Experience

Ms. Wilson is co-authoring a book on news reporting in the digital age. She is a 2000 Knight-Wallace journalism fellow and a 2001 Fulbright recipient. In 2013, she was chosen as one of Twitter’s “12 Smartest Women of Color”. Most recently, Ms. Wilson worked in corporate communications at LinkedIn, teaching hundreds of journalists, executives and communicators how to strengthen their brand on LinkedIn. During her three-year tenure, she trained employees and executives at companies such as Symantec, Edelman, Los Angeles Times and the New York Times.

Practice Areas

Workplace Investigations


University of CA, San Francisco, MFA

University of Southern California, BA