A number of San Francisco Examiner newsroom staffers have new jobs. The PPC reported Friday that James Pimentel has moved up from managing editor to executive editor in the wake of Malcolm Kirk’s departure as the free daily’s top editor. Pimentel is the Ex’s third EE in two years. In addition we have learned of the following promotions:

    • Assistant Managing Editor Zoran Basich has been named managing editor,

    • City Editor Deirdre Hussey is now senior assistant managing editor in charge of news content,

    • Assistant City Editor Jeremy Owens has been promoted to assistant managing editor in charge of production, and

    • Business Editor Albert Pacciorini is now assistant managing editor in charge of business and staff development.

In addition, Examiner Publisher John Wilcox has joined the executive committee of the California Newspaper Publishers Association and will chair its convention committee.

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