Phil Bronstein

Born Oct 4, 1950

Phil Bronstein was the executive vice president and editor of the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Phil Bronstein.


1951 Birth Born in 1951.


1986 35 Years Old Bronstein was a 1986 Pulitzer Prize finalist for his work in the Philippines and went on to cover conflicts in other parts of Southeast Asia, El Salvador, Peru and the Middle East.


1991 40 Years Old He was named executive editor of the Examiner in 1991, having previously served as managing editor for news. … Read More
1998 47 Years Old He was married to actress Sharon Stone from February 1998 until January 2004. … Read More


2003 52 Years Old Bronstein was named executive vice president and editor of the San Francisco Chronicle in March 2003. … Read More
2007 56 Years Old After years of circulation drops, in late March 2007, Bronstein called an emergency staff meeting and reportedly stated that the news business "is broken, and no one knows how to fix it." … Read More
2008 57 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 23, 2008, Bronstein announced that he was leaving his job as editor of the Chronicle to take an editor-at-large position with Hearst Newspapers.
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