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Kris Hooks

Editor, Racial Wealth Gap Team


Kris Hooks is the editor-in-chief of the Globe's newsroom team Money, Power, Inequality: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap, which focuses on addressing the racial wealth gap in Greater Boston. Kris was previously an assistant metro editor, covering criminal justice, courts, and city hall. 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.