||Jesse Underwood McKinley
||The New York Times
||Son, Jake, born 2004
||James McKinley, father; Mary Ann McKinley, mother; James C. McKinley Jr., brother; Molly McKinley, sister; Gabriel McKinley, brother 
Jesse Underwood McKinley (born 1970) is an American journalist who is the San Francisco bureau chief of The New York Times. Previously, he was an arts reporter at the Times.
McKinley is a son of James C. McKinley and Mary Ann McKinley. James C. McKinley, Jr., one of his brothers, is the Houston bureau chief of the Times.
In 1993, Mckinley began working for the New York Times City section. Until 1996, he handled the F.Y.I column where readers would ask local trivia questions and McKinley would answer them. In 1998, The New York Times assigned him to working on the theater beat where he worked for 8 years establishing himself credibility and a strong reputation specifically in the New York City theatre scene. McKinley was then offered, by The New York Times, a full-time position as bureau chief in San Francisco in 2006.