Postmedia has recruited online gurus Jay Rosen and Jeff Jarvis to their new digital advisory board, according to a post on J-source. Also appointed were Janet Bannister and Judy Simms. The board is headed by Postmedia's executive VP, digital, Malcolm Kirk.
Rosen is the author of journalism site PressThink and is a professor at New York University's school of journalism. Bannister is the founder of online classifieds site Kijiji Canada. Jarvis, a j-prof at the City University of New York, writes media news site Buzz Machine and heads up the school's newly-launched Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism. Sims is the COO of CanSport LIVE, a Toronto-based start-up, and former VP digital media of Toronto Star Media Group, where she managed thestar.com and Toronto.com.