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Posted by Belinda Alzner on January 21, 2013

 

Our French-language sister site, ProjetJ, has named Jean-Philippe Cipriani its new editor-in-chief.

Cipriani began his journalism career at Le Soleil and spent ten years working at Radio-Canada across all platforms. In February 2012, he helped launch The Huffington Post Quebec, serving as its news editor.

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Anne Caroline Desplanques, ProjetJ's former editor-in-chief and current Le Journal de Montreal reporter, will support Cipriani through the transition. Desplanques ran ProjetJ until July 2012 and supported her replacement, Stephanie Lalut, over the last few months.

Cipriani is honoured to join ProjetJ, stating in a release, "The shift to digital platforms particularly appeals to me, as well as the growing place of opinion in the news."

For more, see The Canadian Journalism Foundation’s press release

J-Source and ProjetJ are publications of the Canadian Journalism Project, a venture among post-secondary journalism schools and programs across Canada, led by Ryerson University, Université Laval and Carleton University and supported by a group of donors.