About Dan Rosenheim
ROSENHEIM, DAN is the vice president for news at KPIX-TV, the CBS-owned station in San Francisco. He is responsible for the station’s over-all news coverage, which includes six daily newscasts, special reports and its website, cbs5.com. Rosenheim is a native of Chicago and has a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University. Before moving to broadcasting he worked for 20 years as a newspaper journalist. He began as a reporter in the suburbs of Chicago; moved to The Chicago Sun-Times, The Chicago Tribune, and came to the San Francisco Chronicle as a reporter in 1985. In 1987, Rosenheim was named city editor of the Chronicle and in 1993, he became managing editor, a position he held for three years. In 1996, following a series of joint projects between the Chronicle and KRON-TV, Rosenheim became KRON’s news director. The station attracted strong ratings and won numerous awards during his tenure, including Peabody and Batten awards for a two-year project on race relations called “About Race.” Rosenheim moved to KPIX in 2000 after KRON was sold. Away from work, Rosenheim enjoys tennis, golf, fly fishing, cooking and reading modern American fiction. He is married and has three sons.
2000-Present: Vice President and News Director, KPIX-TV
1996-2000: News Director, KRON-TV
1993-1996: Managing Editor, San Francisco Chronicle
1987-1993: City Editor, San Francisco Chronicle
1985-1997: Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
1984-1985: Reporter, Chicago Tribune
1980-1984: Special Writer, Reporter, Chicago Sun-Times
1978-1980: Business and Labor Editor, Hamoond (IN) Times
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts, College of Letters, Wesleyan University (Conn). Studies included a year of courses at the Universite de Paris.
- Occupation: Journalist (VP/News)
- Organization: KPIX-TV
- Location: San Francisco, CA 94127 USA
- AOL Instant Messenger: cbs5dan
- Was accepted for May 17-22 2009 Multimedia Training.
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Content on this site written by Dan Rosenheim (includes contributory writing):
- A Neighborhood Afloat
- More than 1,000 boats line the docks where Berkeley meets the Bay. Schooners and fishing scows, houseboats and rowboats, they form an eclectic community of people seeking amenities from land ...