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Josh Stephens is a contributing editor of the California Planning & Development Report ( and former editor of The Planning Report (
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Josh Stephens is the former editor of, and current contributing editor to, the California Planning & Development Report, the state's leading publication covering urban planning. Josh formerly edited The Planning Report and the Metro Investment Report, monthly publications covering, respectively, land use and infrastructure in Southern California.

As a freelance writer, Josh has contributed to Next American City, InTransition magazine, Planning Magazine, Sierra Magazine, and Volleyball Magazine. Josh also served as vice president of programs for the Westside Urban Forum, a leading civic organization on L.A.'s fashionable and dynamic Westside. Josh also served as editorial page editor of The Daily Princetonian and, briefly, the editor of You Are Here: The Journal of Creative Geography while he studied geography at the University of Arizona. He earned his BA in English from Princeton University and his master's in public policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

Josh can often be found gazing from high vantage points wondering what it all means.

Recent Posts

Nov 3, 2015   California Planning & Development Report
Aug 30, 2015   New York Review of Books
Aug 24, 2015   The Washington Post - Blogs
Aug 17, 2015   Governing Magazine
Aug 3, 2015   Metropolis Magazine
Aug 2, 2015   New York Times
Jul 29, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper