Leslie Hackett


After graduating from San Diego State in 2005, Leslie Hackett started working for The San Diego Union-Tribune as a newsroom page designer. Since then she has moved through different positions at the company, including Content and Product Manager in advertising, Editor of DiscoverSD.com and now works on both the print and website products for PACIFIC magazine as Editor-in-Chief and Digital Director.

Recent Articles

  • Time to play ball

    Time to play ball

    Play ball! Today marks the start of the Major League Baseball season and for the first time in a while, Padres fans are entering the year with some optimism. During the offseason, the Padres made a lot of moves that, on paper, have the Padres looking like a playoff contention baseball team. In...

  • Fun ways to reduce water use in San Diego

    Fun ways to reduce water use in San Diego

    Earlier this week the governor of California ordered mandatory water reductions, the first in the state's history. This got us thinking. What are some simple ways in which we can save water and help make sure San Diego doesn't run out. 1) Drink more beer. Yes, we know, beer is made from water,...

  • Play Pac-Man through the streets of San Deigo

    Play Pac-Man through the streets of San Deigo

      Google has turned April Fools' Day into our newest way to avoid doing work. Thanks to a handy button on the Google Maps site, you can navigate Pac-Man around obstacles downtown, through Ocean Beach and the suburbs of Carmel Valley . If you feel like escaping from San Diego, take Pac-Man, Blinky,...

  • SD companies dominate Forbes list

    SD companies dominate Forbes list

    Two San Diego companies are making even bigger names for themselves after being named to the Forbes magazine list for " America's Most Promising Companies." Coming in at No. 2 on the list was Suja Juice and the team of cofounders Jeff Church, James Brennan, Annie Lawless and Eric Ethans. The company...