Bob McKenzie, the publisher of the Victoria Times Colonist since 2004, announced on Tuesday that he was stepping down. His replacement has not yet been named.

 

Bob McKenzie, the publisher of the Victoria Times Colonist since 2004, announced on Tuesday that he was stepping down.

McKenzie, 63, has worked in the newspaper industry for 46 years. Before taking the job as the Times Colonist’s publisher, he was general manager of the National Post. He also served as the publisher of the Nanaimo Daily News from 1999 to 2001 and the director of reader sales and service at the Times Colonist from 1985 to 1988.

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His replacement has not yet been named.

Former Hollinger executive David Radler was appointed the interim publisher. 

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.