Bermuda Sun

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Bermuda Sun
Type Twice-weekly newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Island Press Limited (a subsidiary of MediaHouse Limited)
Publisher Randy French
Editor-in-chief Tony McWilliam[1]
Founded 1964
Language English
Ceased publication July 30, 2014
Headquarters 19 Elliott Street
Hamilton HM10
OCLC number 751681580

The Bermuda Sun was a Bermudian newspaper, published on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Covering a wide range of topics including news, sports, business and lifestyle, it also published the Government of Bermuda's legal notices.[2]


The newspaper began in 1964, edited by Martin Dier.[clarification needed][3]

Ownership and administration[edit]

It was published by Island Press Limited, whose parent company, MediaHouse Limited, reported a $2.9 million profit for the first half of 2009.[4]

As of August 2012, the newspaper's publisher was Randy French[citation needed] and its editor-in-chief was Tony McWilliam.[1]


The newspaper won two Best of Bermuda Awards in the June 2012 issue of The Bermudian magazine. Its online module, The Bermuda Sun Online, was named Best Source of Local News and Information while Larry Burchall was named Best Critical Columnist.[5]

Sister organisation[edit]

The newspaper is a sister company to, a website dedicated to Bermuda tourism.


The last ever issue was published on Wednesday 30 July 2014.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Staff (n.d.). "Contact the Bermuda Sun". Bermuda Sun. Retrieved 26 July 2012. 
  2. ^ [dead link] Strangeways, Sam (2 September 2008). "Global Body Critical of Government's Royal Gazette Advertising Ban". The Royal Gazette. Retrieved 22 February 2010. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Forbes, Keith Archibald (24 July 2012). "Bermuda News Media – Newspapers, Magazines, Cable, Radio, Television". Retrieved 26 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "MediaHouse Records $2.9 Profit". Bermuda Sun. 30 June 2010. 
  5. ^ Boyer, Gabrielle (n.d.). "People and Places 2012". The Bermudian. Retrieved 8 October 2012. 
  6. ^ News of closure

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