AJAs elect new board chair

Peter Haggert, editor of The Daily Gleaner in Fredericton has been elected as the new chair of the Atlantic Journalism Awards'(AJA) board of directors. Haggert is a charter member of the AJAs board and is a past president of the Canadian Association of Newspaper Editors. He is currently an active committee member with the Canadian Newspaper Association. The 2008 AJAs are scheduled for May 2, 2009 at the Delta Beauséjour in Moncton.