Canadian Magazine Industry News
23 March 2009,     NATIONAL
People in print: Changes at Cycle Canada, the Canada Council and more
Neil Graham
Neil Graham
has taken over the editorship at Cycle Canada magazine from Costa Mizouris, who was let go in February. Graham has been with the LC Media Inc.-owned, Montreal-based magazine for five years, most recently as features editor. “We…want to strengthen Cycle Canada’s position as the definitive motorcycle magazine in the country with a fresh commitment to rigorous journalism and feature stories,” the new editor writes in his first editorial. Graham will also continue as editor of Scooter Canada magazine.

Arash Mohtashami-Maali will become head of the writing and publishing section at the Canada Council for the Arts, which provides support for literary and cultural magazines, on April 20. He replaces Melanie Rutledge, who left the position three months ago. Mohtashami-Maali is the director of Liasons, a French language literary magazine based in Ottawa, and Éditions L’Interligne.

Vic Tesolin
Vic Tesolin
has replaced Carl Duguay as editor of Canadian Woodworking magazine. Tesolin is also a resident craftsman at Rosewood Studio in Almonte, Ont., where he specializes in studio furniture.

Finally, Frevisse Dearsley-Hitchcock has been promoted to managing editor at Redan Publishing Inc., a multi-national magazine company specializing in children’s titles, with offices in Burlington, Ont., and South Plainfield, New Jersey. Dearsley-Hitchcok has been with Redan since 1995.

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