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Audrey Cooper

San Francisco Chronicle
Audrey Cooper is editor in chief of The San Francisco Chronicle, and is the first woman to hold the position in the newspaper’s 150-year history. She has worked as a journalist at the Tri-Valley Herald, the Associated Press, and the Stockton Record, all in the San Francisco Bay area. She joined the Chronicle in 2006 as an assistant metro editor, rising to replace Stephen Proctor as managing editor in May 2013.