Hugh Nicholson will begin his new duties Jan. 4 as company integrates Island titles into operation

Glacier Media has appointed a divisional manager to lead its newly acquired newspaper group on Vancouver Island.

Hugh Nicholson, currently publisher of Glacier Media’s Prince George Citizen, will begin his new duties Jan. 4, leading nine publications purchased in a $86.5-million deal with Postmedia Network Canada Corp. earlier this year. The Island group includes the Nanaimo Daily News, Harbour City Star, Alberni Valley Times, Alberni Valley Pennyworth, Campbell River Courier-Island, Comox Valley Echo, The Westerly in Ucluelet, Oceanside Star and Cowichan Valley Citizen. The division does not include the Times Colonist in Victoria, which will have its own management structure.  Read entire story here