Phil Bronstein Resigns from the Chronicle

Former Chron editor Phil Bronstein confirmed today rumors that he is indeed leaving the newspaper after more than three decades with Hearst.

However, Bronstein, 61, isn't leaving the news business.The 61-year-old tells us he will be taking on a larger role at the Center for Investigative Reporting in Berkeley, where he is

currently chairman of the board.

“I think after 31 years you ought to do something different,” Bronstein told SF Weekly. “I's been an extraordinary run, and I saw the article the [SFGate] did about it — it just barely captured how tumultuous and interesting the ride has been.” 

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