Assistant Metro Editor
Kris Hooks is an assistant metro editor. Prior to coming to the Globe, Hooks was a news editor at Capital Public Radio, the NPR affiliate in Sacramento, California, where he oversaw reporters covering city government, education, housing, and homelessness. He is also an adjunct professor at Sacramento City College, where he teaches a course on Race & Gender in the Media. A native Californian, Hooks is married and has one dog named Akris.