Vice President and Opinion Editor
Freedom Communications and Orange County Register
Brian Calle joined the Orange County Register in August 2009. He oversees daily Opinion coverage as Opinion Editor of The Orange County Register and The Press-Enterprise, and is a Vice President of Freedom News Group.
Calle is also editor-in-chief of CalWatchdog.com and a Presidential Fellow and professor at Chapman University.
Brian also serves as a Senior Fellow at the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice; an Unruh Fellow at the Jesse Unruh Institute at the University of Southern California; a member of the International Executive Council for the Internet Marketing Association; and is an emeritus member of the Board of Governors for the University of Southern California.
Previously, Calle worked as vice president of the Claremont Institute and as a congressional aide in the United States House of Representatives. He has also taught undergraduate students at California State University, Los Angeles and California State University, Fullerton.
Earlier in his career, Calle served as the Director of Sales and Marketing for Sally Ride Science where he worked under noted Astronaut and CEO Sally Ride.
Brian earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Communications and Political Science from the University of Southern California and California State University, Los Angeles, respectively.