Inquirer promotes Clark, Escobar to managing editors

Inquirer editor William K. Marimow has promoted Sandra M. Clark and Gabriel Escobar to managing editors.

Clark, a deputy managing editor since 2011, will become managing editor, features/operations/digital, overseeing the features department, the copy desk, the news desk, and the graphics and photo departments.

Clark also will supervise, the newspaper's website. She was the editor who oversaw the development and launch of

Clark came to The Inquirer after graduating from the University of Kansas.

Escobar, who has served as deputy managing editor for news since 2012, will become managing editor, news/digital. He will oversee city, Pennsylvania and South Jersey coverage, business news, health and science, and the investigative team. He also will have a supervisory role in the ongoing development of the company's digital strategy.

Escobar's background includes 16 years at the Washington Post, where he was a foreign correspondent covering South America, and city editor. He has also worked at the Dallas Morning News, Philadelphia Daily News, and Hartford Courant.