03/21/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Don Hayner Named Chicago Sun-Times Editor In Chief

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Sun-Times has named Donald Hayner its new editor in chief.

The 57-year-old Hayner had been the newspaper's managing editor.

The Sun-Times said Wednesday that 48-year-old reporter and editor Andrew Herrmann will be the new managing editor.

Hayner has worked at the Sun-Times for nearly 27 years as a reporter and editor. He replaces Michael Cooke, who resigned earlier this month.

The Sun-Times is owned by the Sun-Times Media Group Inc., which also owns other newspapers and Web sites around Chicago. The company's stock trades on the Pink Sheets.