Andrea Gemmet is the editor of the Mountain View Voice, 2017's winner of Online General Excellence at CNPA's Better Newspapers Contest and winner of General Excellence in 2016 and 2018 at CNPA's renamed California Journalism Awards. In 2020, she also became editor of The Almanac.
Andrea is a Midpeninsula native who got her first newspaper job while still in high school and has devoted her career to community journalism. After graduating from the University of California, Santa Cruz, she became a staff writer for The Almanac, where she covered everything from homicides and historic preservation battles to city hall shenanigans,land use, education and local characters human and non-human. Her breaking news reporting on the closure of independent bookstore Kepler's earned her a first-place award for Public Service from CNPA in 2006.
Andrea joined the Mountain View Voice in 2010 as managing editor and was promoted to the new role of editor following the retirement of Editor-in-Chief Tom Gibboney in 2014.