Mike Bold is the news editor of the McClatchy Washington Bureau, producing the daily news budget, helping to coordinate the website and taking over as night editor.
He was regional editor in the Washington Bureau from 2006 to 2011. He was news editor in the McClatchy Washington Bureau from 1998 to 2006, directing national and regional coverage.
During the Iraq war, he coordinated coverage from all the McClatchy papers. He came from The Sacramento Bee, his hometown newspaper, where he was national editor. He previously worked on the national desks of the San Jose Mercury News and The Dallas Morning News, and for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He's a graduate of the University of Missouri.