Who's at the helm of the new Journal Sentinel? p. 15

By: Mark Fitzgerald IN THE WEEKS ahead, editorships, desk slots and beats will be reassigned, as the morning Milwaukee Sentinel and afternoon Milwaukee Journal merge to create the morning-cycle Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Some top management positions have already been decided, however.
The new Journal Sentinel's first publisher will be Robert Kahlor, chairman of the board and CEO of Journal Communications Inc., the parent company of Journal/Sentinel Inc.
James Currow, president of Journal/Sentinel Inc., will also take the title of chief executive officer.
Mary Jo Meisner, editor and vice president of the Journal, will be the editor of the Journal Sentinel. Meisner was also named a senior vice president of Journal/Sentinel Inc.
Her Milwaukee Sentinel counterpart, editor Keith Spore, was named editorial page editor of Journal Sentinel.
Martin Kaiser, managing editor of the Milwaukee Journal, will be the managing editor of the new paper. He was also named a vice president of Journal/Sentinel and a member of the board of directors.
Outside the newsroom, three Journal/Sentinel vice presidents were promoted to positions as senior vice presidents of the corporation: Astrid Garcia, senior vice president/human resources; Everton Weeks, senior vice president/advertising; and James Clark, senior vice president/circulation.


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