Rob Golub, former chief editor of the daily newspaper in Racine, became editor of the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle in 2015.
Golub has 16 years of experience in daily journalism, is an attorney, and is a longtime member of Congregation Sinai in Fox Point. Golub also has experience as a social media leader, having led seminars on best practices for reaching people through Facebook and other applications.
The graduate of Yeshiva University’s Cardozo Law School resigned as editor of The Journal Times in Racine to accept the Chronicle position. At the Racine newspaper, Golub oversaw successful efforts to expand reach through social media and managed a department of 25 employees.
Golub held several different positions at The Journal Times over his 16 years there, including online editor, local editor and reporter. As local editor, Golub supervised news reporters.
Golub’s newsroom won several statewide awards during his tenure, including accolades for open records, breaking news, features and digital work.
In 2014, Golub wrote new Internet and social media award categories for the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, bringing the contest up to date for statewide award entrants.
Before his years at The Journal Times, Golub worked for Lakeshore Newspapers in Cedarburg, covering Grafton for the Ozaukee County News Graphic. Golub also served as managing editor for Northshore LifeStyle and LifeStyle West magazines, launching LifeStyle West out of a Brookfield satellite office.
Golub is on the state board for the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
He is originally from Long Island in New York, where he attended Hofstra University as an undergraduate, was on the executive board of Hillel and served as president of the traditionally Jewish Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. He lives in Whitefish Bay with his wife and daughter.