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Esther Enkin named next CBC Ombudsman

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Esther Enkin will take over as Ombudsman of CBC’s English services on January 1, 2013. She replaces Kirk Lapointe, who has held the role since October 2010. Lapointe will remain in a capacity to assist with the transition. 

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Andrew Lundy resigns, David Skok now acting director of GlobalNews.ca

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  [node:ad] In comings and goings in the industry this week, Andrew Lundy has resigned from Director of GlobalNews.ca, a position he had held since 2008. David Skok, who was previously managing editor, has taken on the role of Acting…

More Magazine editor undergoing treatment for leukemia

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In the December/January 2013 issue of More Magazine, editor-in-chief Linda Lewis tells readers she's fighting leukemia. On Wednesday, Transcontinental Media announced this issue would be More's last.

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Thomas McKee dies at 76 after lengthy illness

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Veteran broadcaster Thomas McKee has died at the age of 76 “following a lengthy illness,” Broadcaster Magazine reports.

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CBC names executive producers for 2014 Sochi Game

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Mark McInnis and Chris Irwin will head CBC’s planning and programming of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, respectively, the Hollywood Reporter has reported.

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Susan Riley pens final regular column for The Ottawa Citizen

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In her final regular political column for The Ottawa Citizen, Susan Riley tries to define her political worldview. In a testament to how complicated such worldviews really are – how many journalists see themselves as any sort of capital-letter partisan? – Riley’s classification spans at least six paragraphs and culminates in no clear consensus. "I am not a partisan — and no journalist worth reading will be." 

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Full transcript with Globe and Mail publisher Phillip Crawley on forthcoming paywall

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The following is the full transcript of Belinda Alzner's interview with The Globe and Mail publisher Phillip Crawley on the newspaper's upcoming implementation of a paywall.

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Q&A with Toronto Star managing editor Jane Davenport

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When Jane Davenport was appointed managing editor of the Toronto Star in June she said it was a bit “daunting.” Now, a few months into the job, she talks with Eric Mark Do about her past experience launching Metro Halifax, the Star’s digital future and what it’s like managing coverage of a mayor who boycotts your newspaper.

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