Phil Bronstein Biography
(American Journalist and Editor Known for His Work as Investigative Journalist and War Correspondent)
Birthday: October 4, 1950 (Libra)
Born In: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Phil Bronstein is a seasoned American journalist and editor, well recognised for his work as an investigative journalist and war correspondent. He is one of the key persons of the Emeryville-based non-profit news organization, the ‘Center for Investigative Reporting,’ (CIR) where he presently serves as executive chair of its board. He commenced his professional career as a reporter for the ‘KQED-TV’ in San Francisco and later joined the daily newspaper, ‘The San Francisco Examiner,’ as a beat reporter. For eight years he covered conflict areas across the globe as a foreign correspondent, including serving in the Philippines. His reporting on the fall of Filipino politician and kleptocrat, Ferdinand Marcos, who ruled Philippines as a dictator, got his name among the finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in 1986. Bronstein has also won several other awards, including from the ‘Media Alliance’ and the ‘World Affairs Council’ for his work in the Philippines. He also served in important positions in ‘The San Francisco Examiner’, ‘San Francisco Chronicle’, and ‘Hearst Newspapers Corporation’ before becoming the executive chair of the board for the CIR.