By: E&P Staff
The Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel has announced that Michael Mercado has been appointed Administration Planning Manager for the Operations Department of the newspaper. His responsibilities will include financial analysis, newsprint budgeting, and capital planning. As planning manager, he will oversee the Process Improvement, Process Management, Quality Assurance, and Operations Maintenance divisions.
Mercado previously worked for ten years as a manager member at Mercado Management Services, LLC, a management consulting firm. Prior to this, he was the chief operating officer for the Florida Brace Corporation.
The Orlando Sentinel and OrlandoSentinel.com are published by Orlando Sentinel Communications, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tribune Company in Chicago. Orlando Sentinel Communications also publishes a weekly Spanish version of the Sentinel, El Sentinel, as well as the Deltona Forum, DeBary/Orange City Forum, and DeLand Forum weekly community newspapers.