Metro Hires new Editor-in-Chief


    Dianne Rinehart, Editor-in-Chief, Metro English Canada

    TORONTO, May 21 /CNW/ - Metro is pleased to announce the appointment of
Dianne Rinehart to the position of Editor-in-Chief; Metro English Canada. In
this role, Dianne will lead the editorial department, effectively coordinating
the interests of the reader and the objectives of the Metro brand. She will
provide leadership in the development of an editorial vision and a strategic
plan, which she will execute across Metro English Canada editions. Working
collaboratively with all Publishers and Managing Editors across the country,
Dianne will move the organization to higher levels of success.
    Dianne comes to Metro after a long and successful career in journalism.
She has worked in senior roles in the magazine industry including: Managing
Editor at Ski Canada; Associate Editor at Flare; and most recently,
Editor-in-Chief at Homemakers. Dianne has extensive experience in the
newspaper industry as well, including three years as a senior reporter for the
Vancouver Sun and five years as a parliamentary correspondent in Ottawa for
The Canadian Press. She has also worked as a freelance columnist, writer and
editor for both newspapers and magazines and has a strong interest in the
academic world: she taught magazine feature writing at Ryerson University's
School of Journalism and is currently an MA Journalism candidate at Carleton
University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts after studying journalism from the
University of Western Ontario.
    With more than 30 years of experience, Dianne will play a critical role
in helping Metro continue on its path of growth and success, by leading the
Metro editorial team to consistently achieve the highest standards in Canadian
journalism.
    Metro is Canada's No. 1 free national daily newspaper publishing coast to
coast in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax!

    950,000 readers do it daily!

    Metro is the largest and fastest growing international newspaper in the
world. More than 70 Metro editions are published in 21 countries and 100 major
cities across Europe, North and South America and Asia. Metro has a unique
global reach - attracting a young, active, well-educated, metropolitan
audience of more than 20 million daily and more than 42 million weekly
readers.




For further information: regarding Metro, please contact Bill McDonald,
Group Publisher, Metro English Canada, (416) 486-4900