Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Michael Cooke named editor of Toronto Star

Michael Cooke, a peripatetic former colleague of Toronto Star publisher John Cruickshank at the Chicago Sun-Times (once owned by Conrad Black) has been appointed as editor of the Toronto Star, Canada's largest daily newspaper.

Currently editor-in-chief of the Sun-Times, he has also served as vice-president of editorial for the Chicago Sun-Times News Group, overseeing more than 100 titles and editions.

He got into the newspaper business in Britain and after emigrating, has been variously editor-in-chief of the New York Daily News and worked at the Vancouver Province, at the Star, the Edmonton Journal and the Montreal Gazette.


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