By: E&P Staff
The Sun-Times Media Group named Murdoch Davis president of Midwest Suburban Publishing, which publishes the Daily Southtown, the Star, and the PennySaver. He is currently publisher and editor of the Post-Tribune in northwest Indiana. He will retain that position as well.
Davis, 52, spent 30 years in Canada including working for the former Hollinger International. He was publisher of the Winnipeg Free press in Manitoba, Canada and vice president, editor in the Winnipeg office of CanWest. Hollinger International sold most of its Canadian holdings to CanWest in 2000.
?In his new position, [Davis] will enhance our product and performance in two important markets that abut along the Illinois/Indiana state line,? said John Cruickshank, Sun-Times News Group publisher and COO of Sun-Times Media Group, in a statement.