Holly Smith is managing editor of the California Southern Baptist, monthly newsjournal of California Southern Baptist Convention. She is responsible for all aspects of production for the paper, as well as advertising, billing and circulation management. Holly's first job with the Convention was in 1987 as a data processor, and she began her service with the newsjournal in 1991.
A third-generation Southern Baptist, Holly was born in Fresno. She became a Christian at age 7 at Bethel Southern Baptist Church, and currently is a member of Copper Springs Church in Clovis. She has been a church pianist since age 13 and serves on the worship team at Copper Springs.