Robert J. Rosenthal

Robert J. Rosenthal is executive director of the Center for Investigative Reporting. An award-winning journalist, he has worked for some of the most respected newspapers in the country, including the New York Times, Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer and, most recently, the San Francisco Chronicle. Robert spent 22 years at the Inquirer, starting as a reporter and eventually becoming executive editor in 1998. He was named managing editor of the San Francisco Chronicle in late 2002 and joined CIR as executive director in 2008.