Monday, November 15, 2010

Deb Trepanier named publisher of Where Toronto

[This post has been updated] Deborah Trepanier has been named the publisher of Where Toronto, the flagship title in the chain of visitor magazines across Canada owned by or franchised by St. Joseph Media. Trepanier was formerly group publisher at Transcontinental Media's home and garden group (Style at Home, Canadian Gardening, Canadian Home & Country and companion websites) and before that was general manager and associate publisher at Maclean' and an advertising director for Toronto, City & Country Home, Canadian Geographic, Maclean's and L'actualité.

[Update: Trepanier is filling a job that was vacated by the resignation of former publisher Andy Cook,who left St. Joseph Media to become group publisher at George Media, the Mississauga company that publishes a family of digital-only business magazines: The Canadian Business Journal, The International Resource Journal, The African Business Journal, The American Business Journal, and The Australian Business Journal.]



Anonymous Anonymous said...

Huh? Sounds like a giant step backwards. Wonder why?

12:05 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why? Because our industry is going through a very tumultuous time and there is a dearth of jobs right now. DT is a very talented woman. Rather than slag her publicly, try congratulating her. Are we really this mean in this industry? Think before you type.

5:08 pm  
Anonymous Michelle B. said...

"Are we really this mean in this industry?" Yes, we are, clearly. And it sucks.

7:58 am  
Blogger Dmitry said...

Publishing industry is scrambling to jump on the next big thing. It needs to be both compelling, and, let's face it, profitable. 'Local' seems to be one of the buzz-words. 'Where Toronto' is a perfect fit. And Deb can take it to that next level. Congrats.

8:59 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sorry. Didn't mean to be mean. It is a giant step backwards but I missed the part where DT lost her job at Transcon. I thought this move was her choice. My bad. Good lady. Nice place to land. She'll be great.

9:08 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A lot of us have had to take a step backwards in our careers, through little fault of our own. It's called the recession, and the implosion of print journalism.

12:31 pm  

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