Doug Bunnell is the new editor of the Marin Independent Journal’s opinion page, succeeding Brad Breithaupt, who has shifted to writing a local news column for the IJ, according to the CNPA bulletin. Bunnell, 46, was formerly the IJ’s managing editor for news. He joined the IJ in 1989 working as news editor and deputy editor for news before becoming managing editor two years ago. Prior to the IJ, Bunnell worked for The Orange County Register after working for five other daily newspapers in California and Arizona. A Northern California native, Bunnell graduated from California State University, Fresno, in 1981. Breithaupt was the opinion page editor for five years and an editorial writer before that.