Podcast: SCC and KCRA alum opens up on life of a journalist

After decades of reporting for KCRA 3 and KXTV (Channel 10), Rich Ibarra now coaches tennis at St. Mary’s High School in Stockton, Calif. Christopher Williams, Staff Photographer. | chrisWexpress@gmail.com


Rich Ibarra is a City College alumnus with more than 30 years in journalism. As a KCRA 3 television news reporter, Ibarra was Stockton Bureau chief. After retiring in 2012, he became a freelance reporter for Capital Public Radio.

In the following interview, Ibarra gives insights into his life as a journalist, as well as advice to journalism students about how to enter the profession.