Publisher and Chairman of the Board
Ginger Moorhouse is publisher of The Bakersfield Californian and chairman of The Californian’s board of directors. She is also president of The Bakersfield Californian Foundation, which donates funds to non-profit organizations in Kern County. She is a fourth generation owner of The Bakersfield Californian, a newspaper purchased by her great-grandfather in 1897.
She is a former member of the CSUB Foundation Board, she is a former president of the Californian Newspaper Publisher’s Association, and served as a board member for the Inland Press Association, and Independent Newspapers, Inc. Moorhouse currently serves as a board member for the Ready to Start Foundation, is a member of the advisory board for MARE, and in 2011 was a recipient of the Girls Scouts Women Inspiring Girls award.
Prior to joining The Californian, Moorhouse worked for a newspaper in New Hampshire, taught school and owned and operated a retail business. She earned a B.A. in political science from the University of California at Berkeley, a teaching credential in secondary education from San Francisco State University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Rivier Collete in New Hampshire
In 2003, Editor and Publisher Magazine named her Publisher of the Year.