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
Shelley Ambrose will be leaving her role as executive director of the Walrus next year.
— Jonathan Goldsbie (@goldsbie) June 12, 2019
A series of Globe and Mail staffers announced their departures.
I've struggled with how to share this because it doesn't feel real and it's still so raw. But here goes: I've decided to take the buyout at @globeandmail. My last day is June 28. I'm extremely privileged and thankful for the three years I've spent with the organization.
— Shelby Blackley (@shelbyblackley) June 10, 2019
Personal news: I'm taking a buyout from the Globe and Mail, and will wind up full-time work at the end of the summer. In "semi retirement," I'll continue writing on energy & climate. So watch this space.
— Shawn McCarthy (@smccarthy55) June 10, 2019
Having fooled my bosses for 41 years, I have decided to retire from The Globe and Mail with some of my senses still functioning. Effective June 28, the scorecard will show I did 19 years at the Calgary Herald and 22 at the Globe. I'm getting out on good behavior.
— Allan Maki (@AllanMaki) June 18, 2019
Personal news: I will be retiring from @globeandmail on June 28. It’s been a great run with lots of support from wise editors & colleagues. Now I’m ready to move on to other things. It could include some freelancing, book writing or even R&R (what’s that?!) Thx for following!
— Marina Strauss (@MarinaStrauss) June 12, 2019
Here are the rest of the media on the move from June 6-19:
— Duncan McCue (@duncanmccue) June 14, 2019
— CJF-FJC (@cjffjc) June 14, 2019
New: @kevinlibin has been named executive editor of politics across the Postmedia chain, per company memo. He was most recently comment editor for the National Post and Financial Post. pic.twitter.com/jb3m4jlKOh
— Sean Craig (@sdbcraig) June 10, 2019
Some brief personal news: I’m delighted to announce I’m the Toronto rep for @caj national board and VP for @TorontoCAJ. I’m thrilled to be volunteering with amazing folks across the country on insightful conversations & efforts to promote excellence in Canadian journalism.
— Jessica Patterson (@jesspatterson) June 13, 2019
Alexandra Paul retired from the Winnipeg Free Press June 14, 2019. Thirty two years as a reporter and I learned so much, met so many interesting people, had the privilege of telling countless stories. Thank you. Update on bio to come. https://t.co/kvV633JwuN
— Alexandra Paul (@eascpaul) June 14, 2019
As someone who grew up on TVO and raised 4 children on TVO, it was an honour today to officially attend my first meeting and serve as Acting Chair on the @tvo Board of Directors. Alas, I looked for Polkaroo and couldn't find him. pic.twitter.com/gfhFo50tOh
— Conway Fraser (@ConwayFraser) June 11, 2019
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After 2.5 years on the @globalnews social desk, I'm excited to be moving into a new role as Global News' Syndication Editor!
— Eric Mark Do (@EricMarkDo) June 12, 2019
Kelowna has been my home for over 2 years and I’ve loved telling your stories every single day. Thank you for trusting me and welcoming me into your lives.
I am thrilled to announce I will be joining the talented @CTVNewsVI team as a multi-skilled journalist and weekend anchor.
— Alanna Kelly (@AlannaCKelly) June 11, 2019
On Monday I will no longer be a lady of leisure: I'm starting a new job as a video producer for the living section at HuffPost Canada!
— Shetu Modi (@ShetuModi) June 7, 2019
i started today, officially, as an associate editor at @huffpostcanada! i’ll be here for the next couple months, doing a bit of lifestyle, a bit of culture, a bit of entertainment. my email — aka where you can send tips and love letters — is email@example.com ?
— connor garel (@nopecon) June 17, 2019
Pretty pumped to announce I’ll be joining @TheSpec's phenomenal team as a reporter later this month!
It's bittersweet – N.B. has been home for 2 yrs.. I can’t say enough abt how much I love this province & my job @DailyGleaner.
But time for new beginnings. See ya soon, #HamOnt
— Katrina Clarke (@KatrinaAClarke) June 7, 2019
— Julia Caron (@cbcjulia) June 6, 2019
First full week at @chronicleherald complete. It’s still a bit surreal walking into that building every day. It’s been my dream to work there since I was a kid, and now I am. Huh.
— Colin Chisholm (@ColinHantsCo) June 15, 2019
— Carleton J-School (@JSchool_CU) June 18, 2019
Leave it to a newsroom to scoop you on your own news?
I'm thrilled to announce I'll be moving over to @CBCEdmonton starting July 2. I'm excited for the new challenge, but will truly miss my wonderful @edmontonjournal and @Edmontonsun colleagues https://t.co/xJsU49kR6t
— Paige Parsons (@paigeeparsons) June 12, 2019
Some news: I'm sticking around (permanently) @HuffPostCanada as an associate editor on the audience team! ???
So thrilled to continue working with this bunch of talented humans. Now if you'll excuse me, I'll be boppin to Curtis Mayfield's "Move On Up" for the rest of the day. ?
— Alisha Sawhney ? (@alishakapishaa) June 12, 2019
So grateful for the 22 1/2 years at The Winnipeg Sun and all of the great opportunities there. We did some great work and had a fabulous run. My Postmedia email address is no longer functional. I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
— Tom Brodbeck (@tombrodbeck) June 12, 2019
Personal news: Today is my last day at the @OttawaCitizen. I have taken a job outside the field of journalism. I'd like to thank the good people of Ottawa for your time over the past 19 years. It has been a real privilege to report on your behalf.
— Vito Pilieci (@Vpilieci) June 13, 2019
— Sarah Pruys (@SarahPruys) June 10, 2019
Some personal news! I'll be this year's @GS_Foundation fellow. I'm headed to Eastern and Central Europe for 6 weeks to explore Canadian and international perspectives on the changing political dynamics there.
Thank you to the foundation and the jury! ?https://t.co/XEf6u7aZHb
— Sarah Lawrynuik (@SarahLawrynuik) June 11, 2019
If you missed the announcement we made this morning I’ve included an update for you below. I have so much love & gratitude for this incredible province & the people that live here, thank you for everything! Please join me on @globalhalifax News Morning for my last week of shows. pic.twitter.com/hHhAzRzkPp
— Andrea Dion (@Andrea_Dion) June 18, 2019
Personal: I was given my layoff notice on Friday.
The Chuckegg Creek fire has been the biggest story of my career, but due to lost revenue from the fire and evacuation, the paper can't afford to keep me. I'm heading home to southern AB for a bit before deciding where to go next.
— J.W. Schnarr (@JWSchnarrEP) June 15, 2019
Little announcement thread here: Today is my last day with the @starvancouver
It's been a privilege to report on so many important stories this last little while. For those who might be wondering what the latest is, here's my last story, from today:https://t.co/g4PLtOSpLw
— Perrin Grauer (@PerrinGrauer) June 13, 2019
Some personal news.
Friday will be my last day at CTV Winnipeg.
I have had an amazing opportunity to work with so many talented people.
I am truly humbled that Manitobans have trusted me to tell their stories for the last 19 years.
thanks for putting up with me.
— Shawn Churchill (@ShawnChurchill) June 19, 2019
— Skylar Peters (@SkPeters17) June 11, 2019
— Ryan Patrick Jones (@helloryanjones) June 17, 2019
So…I moved out west last week to join CBC Edmonton. I’m wrapping up my first week of training in the newsroom today. Super excited to be living in Alberta for the next three months to learn multimedia reporting among other things. As always send news/tips/wisdom/coffee! pic.twitter.com/6xGDdPG1Bv
— Fakiha Baig (@FakihaBaig) June 7, 2019
Professional news: I'm sticking around St. John's as the full-time Newfoundland and Labrador correspondent for @CdnPress! Excited to keep working with the wire's Atlantic bureau ?
— holly m-s (@hollerdoller) June 6, 2019
Welcome to the team, Morganne.
— Simon Ostler (@SimonOstler) June 14, 2019