Newspaper Exec Named Head Of CBC News
September 20, 2007 at 6:47 AM (PT)
CBC NEWS has named CHICAGO SUN-TIMES Publisher and SUN-TIMES MEDIA GROUP CEO JOHN CRUICKSHANK as its new Publisher, replacing TONY BURMAN, who announced in JUNE that he would exit the network after 35 years at the network.
CRUICKSHANK, a TORONTO native, worked at the KINGSTON (ON) WHIG-STANDARD and the MONTREAL GAZETTE before joining the national GLOBE AND MAIL in TORONTO in 1981, rising to Managing Editor in 1992. He joined the VANCOUVER SUN as Editor-in-Chief in 1995 and the SUN-TIMES as Co-Editor in 2002, with a promotion to Publisher in 2003.