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Joe Yogerst ’79

Posted On - Nov. 1


Joe Yogerst_'79Joe Yogerst ’79 has published his first novel, a murder-mystery called “Nemesis” set in 1880’s San Diego when it was a Wild West boomtown.

Yogerst worked on the Daily Bruin for four years as a sports writer and sport editor while earning a bachelor’s degree in geography and interning at the L.A. Times. He later spent 13 years overseas (South Africa, England, Hong Kong, Singapore) as a newspaper reporter, magazine editor and freelance writer.

In addition to the novel, Yogerst is currently working on his 34th book project for National Geographic and writing a Nat Geo video series on American state parks.

Read more about Yogerst and his work here.