Jane Francisco, the editor-in-chief of Style at Home magazine, has been named editor-in-chief of Chatelaine, replacing Maryam Sanati, dismissed last week. Francisco was only named editor of Transcon's Style at Home in June, succeed the founding editor Gail Johnston Habs, who retired at the end of May. Francisco had been editor-in-chief of Wish magazine, which was closed by St. Joseph Media in November 2008.
Francisco is not a stranger to Rogers, having previously been editor-in-chief of Glow, the beauty and health magazine published in collaboration with Shoppers Drug Mart.
In a Rogers release, Ken Whyte, the executive publisher of Chatelaine, said:
"Jane has a passion for journalism, a strong track record of success, and high-level experience with prominent Canadian magazine brands.
She has an intuitive understanding of what Canadian women want, and we are confident she will serve Chatelaine's readers very well."