George, who was the editor of the now defunct weekly The Grid, is joining Chatelaine as editorial director. 

By Tamara Baluja, Associate Editor

Lianne George is the new editorial director of Chatelaine.

George was editor of The Grid until its parent company, Torstar, decided to cease publication last month. She will join the Roger’s-owned magazine as its editorial director on Aug. 20 and report to editor-in-chief Karine Ewart.

George has previously worked for Maclean's, Elle Canada and National Post according to her LinkedIn profile


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Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.