LEADERSHIP

Editor-in-Chief, TV GUIDE
Transcontinental Media Inc. 2000-2001

Responsible for development and implementation of a vision for the feature content of TV GUIDE. Led an editorial team of 12 and reported directly to the Vice-President, Television and Entertainment.

Editor-in-Chief, Healthwatch
Multi-Vision Publishing Inc. 1996-2000

Responsible for the day-to-day operation of this quarterly magazine directed to Canadian consumers through Canada’s largest pharmacy chain, Shoppers Drug Mart. Determined editorial format and content, managed staff and freelance contributions and worked with the art department on all aspects of illustration, photography and design. Reported directly to the CEO of Multi-Vision Publishing Inc.

Editor-in-Chief, Owl Canadian Family
Multi-Vision Publishing Inc. 1996-2000

This position was held concurrently with the Healthwatch editorship. Responsible for the day-to-day operation of this bimonthly magazine directed to parents of children 2-12 years of age. Determined editorial format and content, managed staff and freelance contributions and worked with the art department on all aspects of illustration, photography and design. Reported directly to the CEO of Multi-Vision Publishing Inc.

Executive Editor, Chatelaine
Rogers Publishing Inc. 1995-1996

Responsible for all aspects of the services section (Food, Homes, Beauty and Fashion) and health content of Chatelaine, one of Canada’s leading magazines for women. Represented the magazine on TV, radio and at public events.

Editorial Director, Custom Communications
Thomson Healthcare Communications Inc. 1993-1995

Responsible for the production of 30 single and limited-sponsor publications each quarter in a special $2.5 million division of Thomson Healthcare. Assembled editorial teams of writers, editors and art directors to work on the patient information booklets, editorial supplements, newspapers and magazines directed to physicians, pharmacists and consumers. Worked with a sales staff of four to develop new ideas for custom projects. Wrote the proposals and attended meetings with potential pharmaceutical sponsors. Reported directly to the President of Thomson Healthcare.

Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Pediatrics
Editor in-Chief, Canadian OB/GYN
Thomson Healthcare Communications Inc. 1991-1993

Responsible for all day-to-day operations of these bi-monthly publications directed to specialists. Established and managed the Medical Advisory Board for each publication, assigned and edited physician-authored articles. Organized and chaired annual advisory board meeting to establish editorial calendar and objectives.

Clinical Editor, Family Practice
Thomson Healthcare Communications Inc. 1990-1991

Responsible for final content of the 25-page clinical section of this bi-weekly national newspaper for Canadian family physicians. Determined editorial content, assigned staff and freelance writers to stories and medical conferences, assigned freelance photographers and illustrators. Completed all editing, display copy writing and editorial production for clinical section.

Associate Editor, The Medical Post
Maclean-Hunter Publishing Ltd.
1986-1993

Edited and coordinated content of this weekly newspaper for Canadian physicians.

Features Editor, FLARE
Maclean-Hunter Publishing Ltd.
1985-1986

Assigned and edited feature articles; wrote health and fitness features for this monthly magazine for Canadian women between the ages of 18 and 24.