Donald H. Harrison is the former co-publisher and editor of San Diego Jewish World. His wife, Nancy, was the other co-publisher. As editor emeritus, he remains an active contributor, writing columns on travel and books as well as occasional spot news features and OpEds.
Harrison began his journalism career in 1962 on the UCLA Daily Bruin. Following graduation he joined the staff of the Associated Press, and later became politics writer for The San Diego Union. Afterwards he pursued a career in tourism, helping to establish San Diego’s Cruise Ship Program as well as Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego. He also wrote for such Jewish publications as the San Diego Jewish Press Heritage and San Diego Jewish Times before starting San Diego Jewish World in 2007.
Don is now working on a three-volume work, Schlepping and Schmoozing Along the Interstate 5. Two of the three volumes are expected to be published in March or April of 2022, with the third tentatively scheduled for publication in late 2022. He is the author of six previous books.