Doug Sherwin is a staff writer for The Daily Transcript. Hired in March 2005, he mainly covers the legal community. Sherwin has documented the city's ongoing lawsuits involving the $1 billion pension deficit and has followed the litigation surrounding the Mount Soledad cross. He also wrote about the airport authority's attempts to place an international airport at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. His other duties at the Transcript include covering education and the defense industry.
Before landing in Southern California, the 15-year journalism veteran wrote for the Plattsburgh Press-Republican, in upstate New York, and the Sanford Herald in central North Carolina.
Sherwin is a native of Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his bachelor's of science in journalism in 1992 from Ohio University's Scripps School of Journalism.