Letter to our readers

December 31, 1991

RAY JENKINS retires today after 10 years as editorial page editor of The Evening Sun.

On Jan. 1, 1992, Joseph R.L. Sterne will assume the editorship of the editorial pages of The Evening Sun in addition to his present duties as editor of the editorial pages of The Sun.

Under this reorganization, Sara Engram, who has been deputy editor for the past 10 years, will become editorial director in charge of The Evening Sun editorial page. Barry Rascovar, who has been deputy editor of The Sun, will assume the role of editorial director of The Sun's editorial page.

A graduate of Lehigh University and the Columbia School of Journalism, Mr. Sterne joined these newspapers in 1953 and has served as a local and state reporter as well as a foreign correspondent and a member of the Washington bureau. He became editorial pages editor of The Sun in 1972. He also worked for the Salt Lake Telegram, the Wall Street Journal and the Dallas Morning News.

Ms. Engram joined The Evening Sun as deputy editorial editor in 1981 after serving as editorial page editor of the Baltimore News-American. She also was a correspondent for the Philadelphia Inquirer. A graduate of Salem College and Wake Forest University, she also holds a master's degree from Yale Divinity School.

Mr. Rascovar, a Baltimore native, holds degrees from Dickinson College and Columbia School of Journalism. He joined The Sun in 1969 and has served in a number of capacities.

Mr. Jenkins is a graduate of the University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady School of Journalism and was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 1964-65. He served in various capacities on newspapers in the South before joining The Evening Sun in 1981.

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