LOS ANGELES—Glenn Bunting, who spent the past 29 years as a senior editor and investigative reporter for the Los Angeles Times and the San Jose Mercury News, has joined Sitrick & Company as a member of the firm. He will work directly with Mike Sitrick, the firm’s founder and chairman, on a wide variety of client matters.
Bunting joins a cadre of former journalists—from such publications as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Orange County Register, the Detroit Free Press, Bloomberg, Reuters and CBS Television News—at Sitrick, which specializes in crisis communications, including bankruptcy and litigation work
Bunting, who received a voluntary buyout from the Los Angeles Times on June 1, joined the newspaper in 1985. He served as deputy business editor responsible for entertainment and technology and supervising editor of the Times’ Washington Bureau investigative unit. For the past several years, he worked as an investigative correspondent based in Los Angeles reporting on subjects ranging from Indian gaming to the entertainment industry.
Prior to joining The Times, Bunting worked for seven years as a national correspondent, investigative reporter and magazine staff writer for the San Jose Mercury News. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail on contempt of court charges in 1982 for refusing to divulge confidential sources in a murder trial.