Danny Glenwright, managing editor for Xtra in Toronto and Ottawa, is leaving the news magazine to join Journalists for Human Rights as its interim executive director. 

Danny Glenwright, the managing editor of Xtra in Toronto and Ottawa, is leaving the news magazine to join Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) as its interim executive director on June 23.

Glenwright leaves Xtra after three years with the company. According to his online bio, he has worked in Palestine and the United Kingdom, South Africa and Rwanda, as well as in Namibia and Sierra Leone with JHR.

"As a journalism student I helped start the first JHR chapter at Ryerson University in 2003, so it's an honour to now be leading the organization as it continues to grow in Canada and around the world," said Glenwright in a press release.

He will fill in for JHR’s executive director, Rachel Pulfer, who will be on maternity leave.


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