Here’s our regular update on the moves, hires and promotions in Canadian journalism. Want your job move featured? Tweet it to us or use the hashtag #cdnmediamoves.
Chatelaine names a new editor-in-chief.
This is something I've dreamed about since j-school (during which I wrote an essay with the v. unoriginal title of "Chatelaine: Not Your Mother's Magazine") but never imagined would happen. Thrilled & honoured to lead the next chapter of @chatelaine alongside its talented team ❤️ https://t.co/CMKzBMH2Hy
— maureenhalushak (@MaureenHalushak) January 21, 2019
And a major move as the former VP of editorial for the Sun takes a position with Premier Doug Ford’s office.
James Wallace, VP of editorial for the Sun papers, has left to take a job with Doug Ford. Here's the message he passed on to Sun staff this morning: pic.twitter.com/3NsGUbYpgp
— CANADALAND (@CANADALAND) January 25, 2019
The career shift to deputy chief of staff comes nine months after Canadaland first reported that the Toronto Sun’s provincial election coverage strategy would centre on an editorial perspective defined by taking on the Liberals. An internal memo was topped with the premise that “the past 14 years of progressive Liberal policies have undermined Ontario’s economy, electricity system and core public services and introduced unprecedented social division.”
Here are all the rest of the media on the move in January:
Hey, might be a good time to say I’m the newly minted features editor for the Porter Airlines magazine, Re:Porter. Thrilled to receive pitches regarding any of our destinations, and/or to chat generally. HMU! ✈️❤️
— Maggie Wrobel (@maggiewrobel) January 25, 2019
? Thrilled to announce I’m joining CBC’s Parliamentary Bureau as a senior reporter. See you in February, Ottawa! ?
— Olivia Stefanovich (@CBCOlivia) January 18, 2019
Some news: I'm moving back out West to start a new job with @thestarcalgary ! Send recommendations, story tips, words of encouragement, good riddances, etc. I'm going to miss Ottawa a lot more than I thought I would when I first arrived.
— Rosa Saba (@RosaJSaba) January 23, 2019
Some personal news. I'm leaving city hall in February to tweet full-time about windchill.
— Bartley Kives (@bkives) January 21, 2019
New year, new gig ? I’m over the moon to say that next month, I’ll be joining the @globalnews digital team as an online video journalist in Toronto.
— Jasmine Pazzano (@jpazzano) January 28, 2019
A warm welcome @mminelle who is joining @UBCJournalism as an associate faculty member to share her wealth of expertise and experience at the intersection of critical race, inclusion and journalism #cdnmedia #UBC
— Alfred Hermida (@Hermida) January 29, 2019
New work status: In a long-term, committed relationship with @GlobalNews.
Signed on the dotted line — after my one year contract expired.
Excited to continue doing some great journalism in Toronto with some great people. pic.twitter.com/ykMhpCge1G
— Kamil Karamali (@KamilKaramali) January 29, 2019
Thrilled to share that I'm @rabbleca's new Layton Fellow. I'll be writing a series on the changing nature of public libraries in Canada by delving into the impactful work they are doing in the fields of social work, reconciliation post-TRC & food security.https://t.co/gwt1cXwQ0c
— Olivia Robinson (@olivianne) January 25, 2019
Thrilled to announce I am officially a permanent/full-time VJ at CTV News Montreal! (Yes, full-time jobs in journalism still exist!) I'm very proud that I stuck with it and to be part of this amazing, hardworking team. <3
— Amanda Kline (@AKlineCTV) January 23, 2019