(AP) Robert Rosenthal, former executive editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer, has been named managing editor of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Rosenthal will direct a staff of 480. The appointment was announced Friday by Executive Editor Phil Bronstein.
Rosenthal held a series of positions at the Inquirer, including associate managing editor, city editor, and foreign editor. He served as the paper’s African correspondent and covered Israel’s invasion of Lebanon in 1982.
Rosenthal replaces Jerry Roberts, who resigned March 1. He had been managing editor since 1997.