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Tuesday, February 6, 2001

Star-Bulletin closing after 117 years

senior editors named

Oahu Publications' team,
will begin March 15, led
by former editor and
publisher Flanagan

Star-Bulletin staff

Oahu Publications, the company purchasing the Honolulu Star-Bulletin effective March 15, today announced its senior editorial team:

Bullet John Flanagan, editor in chief.

Bullet Frank Bridgewater, managing editor.

Bullet Richard Halloran, editorial director.

Bullet Michael Rovner, assistant managing editor.

Bullet Lucy Young-Oda, assistant managing editor.

Bullet Ed Lynch, city editor.

Bullet Cindy Luis, sports editor.

Bullet Nadine Kam, features editor.

Bullet Stephanie Kendrick, business editor.

Flanagan, former editor and publisher of the paper under the ownership of Liberty Newspapers, joined the paper in 1987 as executive editor.

Bridgewater is currently acting managing editor, having been named to that position Nov. 15. He previously was assistant managing editor and business editor.

Halloran, who will edit the editorial pages and Sunday Insight section, is a free-lance writer based in Honolulu.

Halloran formerly was with The New York Times as a foreign correspondent in Asia and military correspondent in Washington.

Rovner, the paper's current assistant managing editor, will direct the editing of the afternoon edition and the photography and art departments.

Young-Oda will direct editing of the new morning and Sunday editions and be in charge of, the online edition. She is a former Star-Bulletin city editor and holds the post of art director.

Lynch has been Star-Bulletin business editor since 1994 and will direct coverage of politics, courts, police and other local news topics. He came to the paper from the Journal of Commerce.

Luis has been acting sports editor for the past year. Previously, she was a sports reporter and worked as sports editor of the Pacific Daily News in Guam.

Kam continues as features editor, a position she has held since 1998.

Kendrick joined the newspaper in 1998 as assistant features editor from the Pacific Business News, where she was managing editor.

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