Jim Boren to retire at Fresno Bee

Jim Boren

Jim Boren

Jim Boren, executive editor at The Fresno Bee and a part of the staff for 48 years, will retire in January, The Bee reports.

Boren has been executive editor since 2012. He began at The Bee as a vacation relief reporter while a journalism student at Fresno State. He later was a sports reporter, general-assignment news reporter and political reporter for 15 years and then editorial-page editor for 17 years.