Media Advisory - Crawley, Williams, Knight join panel at Rotman/CJF Media
Management Executive Education Program

    Prominent Canadian publishers to share industry savvy at inaugural
    management certificate program for journalists

TORONTO, Sept. 22 /CNW/ -

    Three of Canada's biggest names in news publishing will take part in a
    panel discussion at the inaugural Media Management Executive Education
    Program (MMEEP), a collaboration between the Rotman School of Management
    at the University of Toronto and the Canadian Journalism Foundation

    Phillip Crawley, publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail; Barbara
    Williams, executive vice president of content at CanWest Broadcasting;
    and Douglas Knight, president of St. Joseph Media; will discuss the state
    of the journalism industry during a "View from the Top" session at the
    MMEEP, the first management certificate program for journalists in
    Canada. The three-day residential program will be held from October 23-
    25, 2009 at The Bank of Montreal's Institute for Learning in Toronto.

    "This is an innovative and timely collaboration on the part of Rotman and
    the CJF, bringing the benefits of professional management education to
    media's new leaders as they prepare to face transformational challenges
    and exciting opportunities," said Doug Knight.

    The program can accommodate up to 30 registrants. The registration
    deadline is September 30, 2009; register online at

    About the Media Management Executive Education Program (MMEEP)

    The Rotman School of Management, internationally recognized for its
    innovative approach to business education, and the Canadian Journalism
    Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that promotes excellence in
    journalism, have partnered to develop the Media Management Executive
    Education Program (MMEEP). The MMEEP is intended for news media
    executives with a minimum of 8 to 10 years of experience working in
    print, broadcast and online outlets who need to manage across departments
    or media platforms. The curriculum will provide invaluable learning in
    core business concepts including leadership, strategy, finance,
    operations, negotiation and decision-making. The MMEEP will take place
    from October 23 to 25 at the Bank of Montreal's Institute for Learning
    (IFL) at 3550 Pharmacy Avenue in Toronto, a purpose built training
    facility with classrooms, break-out rooms, role play rooms and other
    state-of-the-art facilities. For more information visit

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For further information: For further information: Media Contact information: Natalie Turvey, The Canadian Journalism Foundation, phone: (416) 955-0394, e-mail:,; Ken McGuffin, Rotman School of Management, phone: (416) 946-3818, e-mail:,

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