Bert Robinson to oversee Merc newsroom

Bert Robinson, who started at the Mercury News 26 years ago as an intern, was named yesterday as managing editor, which puts him in charge of the 227,119-circulation paper’s newsroom of approximately 155 people. He’s actually been doing the job since David Satterfield quit last November to take a PR job. But an announcement yesterday made it official. Beats he’s covered include Santa Clara County, Sacramento and Washington. He’s also served as city editor and assistant managing editor. Robinson was

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