Brandon Sun publisher moves to Black Press

Brandon Sun publisher Eric Lawson has resigned from his post at the Manitoba daily to take on a new role as a group publisher with Black Press in the Kootenay region of B.C.

Lawson has more than three decades of newspaper experience. Before joining the Brandon Sun in September 2011, he previously served as publisher and regional general manager for Brunswick News, publisher of the Fredericton Daily Gleaner and held numerous executive and sales roles with the Halifax Chronicle Herald.