TORONTO, Feb. 12 /CNW/ - The Globe and Mail has named Jim Jennings to the
new role of general manager and associate publisher British Columbia. Jennings
will be responsible for overseeing business strategy and operations for the
B.C. market including circulation, readership, revenue development as well as
continuing enhancements of B.C. print and online editorial.
Jennings has been working with The Globe and Mail since 2007 on projects
including art direction and last year's newspaper redesign. Prior to joining
The Globe, he was editor-in-chief of The Toronto Sun, a vice-president and
editorial director with Thomson Newspapers in the U.S., Group managing editor
of Thomson Regional Newspapers in London, as well as holding a variety of
other editorial and consulting positions working with newspapers in North
America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
He holds an M.S. in Journalism and a Ph.D. in Mass Communication with an
emphasis on communication law, from Ohio University. He has taught at The
Pennsylvania State University, College of Art and Design in
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Ohio University and the University of Kentucky. He has
held positions including corporate vice president for news, editorial
director, group managing editor, editor-in-chief, assistant managing editor,
art director, design director and more.
"Jim has four decades of deep and varied experience in newspaper
management and has an excellent track record in enhancing existing operations.
He has already been a great asset to us and now we can dedicate his energies
to our B.C. business growth," said Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO, The
Globe and Mail. "The Globe has already invested significantly in increasing
its presence in B.C. and Jim will lead us through the next important phase of
The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper, is a division of
CTVglobemedia, a dynamic multi-media company, which also owns CTV Inc.,
Canada's number-one private broadcaster.
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For further information: Nancy Evans at (416) 969-2704,