HOUSTON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Bischoff, an assistant managing
editor of the Houston Chronicle since 1986, has been named deputy managing
editor of the paper. The announcement was made by Tony Pederson, senior vice
president and executive editor.
"Susan brings extraordinary journalistic and management skills to
her position," said Pederson. "She has demonstrated consistent leadership,
integrity and commitment to her profession, in addition to being involved in
a number of civic activities in the city. We are pleased to announce this
Bischoff's primary areas of responsibility will continue to be the
features department, but she will have expanded responsibilities and direct
the daily news product in the managing editor's absence.
Bischoff has worked at the Chronicle since 1974 when she started as a city
reporter. She has been a business reporter, assistant business editor and
business editor. Since 1986, she has been in charge of the paper's numerous
features sections, including the daily Houston section, the Sunday Lifestyle
and Zest sections and Texas Magazine.
A native of Indianapolis, Bischoff is a graduate of Indiana University
where she served as editor of the Indiana Daily Student. She worked for
Congressional Quarterly in Washington, D.C., before coming to the Chronicle.
She is a past president of the American Association of Sunday and
Feature Editors and is current vice chairman of Education for Journalism in
the American Society of Newspaper Editors.
In Houston, Bischoff is active with Child Advocates, March of Dimes, M.D.
Anderson Cancer Center, San Jacinto Girl Scouts and the United Way of the
Texas Gulf Coast.
SOURCE Houston Chronicle