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CANADA

Brian Mulroney

Brian Mulroney -- chairman of the board of Sun Media Corp. in Toronto and the Conservative prime minister of Canada from 1984 to 1993 -- will serve as interim CEO of Sun Media following the resignation of president and CEO Paul V. Godfrey. Godfrey will remain on the board of directors, and be part of a board committee that will recommend his successor. A subsidiary of Quebecor Inc., Sun Media publishes dailies, weeklies, and other publications in Canada and Florida.

NEW YORK

Joan Sheridan LaBarge

to senior vice president of sales and marketing for Parade in New York from executive vice president and group publishing director at Weider Publications in New York.

MASSACHUSETTS

Andy Mick

to publisher of The Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield. He will retain his title and duties as president/CEO of parent New England Newspapers Inc. Mick succeeds Martin C. Langeveld, named publisher of the North Adams Transcript.

MASSACHUSETTS

Jeannette Dowd

to vice president of telecenter operations at the Needham-based Community Newspaper Co. from vice president of classified at the North Jersey Newspaper Co. in Paramus, N.J., a subsidiary of MediaNews Group Inc.

ALABAMA

Robb Reeves to publisher of The Selma Times-Journal and president of parent Selma Newspapers Inc. from general manager of the Fergus Falls (Minn.) Daily Journal. Reeves succeeds E. Wilson Koeppel.

ALASKA

Kay Cashman to publisher of the Kodiak Daily Mirror from editor in chief and co-publisher of Business News Alaska and Petroleum News Alaska in Anchorage, where she will remain an associate editor. Cashman succeeds Asa Cole, now publisher of the Fitchburg, Mass., Sentinel & Enterprise and six related area weeklies.

COLORADO

Del Brinkman to dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Colorado at Boulder from director of journalism programs for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The appointment, which must be approved by the university's board of regents June 29, is effective Jan. 1, 2001.

FLORIDA

Cesar Mendoza to vice president of circulation for the Miami Herald Publishing Co. from circulation director for The Miami Herald.

GEORGIA

Mark Swendra to new-media director for the Savannah Morning News from new-media content editor.

Mark Green to circulation operations manager from state representative at Detroit Newspapers, the joint operating arm of The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press.

ILLINOIS

Kevin Bartlett to production manager for Midwest Suburban Publishing in Chicago, which publishes the Daily Southtown in Tinley Park and Star Publications, from pressroom manager.

MARYLAND

Bill Yoegel to the newly created position of director of interactive sales for SunSpot. …

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