Canadian Magazine Industry News
23 February 2011,     TORONTO
People in Publishing: Changes at Golf Canada, Marketing and More
Larry Thomas has joined Golf Canada as its chief commercial officer. Thomas most recently worked at Reader’s Digest Canada as vice president, advertising and publisher. He was at the company for 30 years, before being downsized last year. Thomas started at Golf Canada on February 14 and will be responsible for its commercial and business development efforts.

Transcontinental-published More magazine has announced Beth Thompson is joining the title as beauty editor. Thompson worked as editor in chief of Rogers-published Glow from 2005 to 2009. She takes over at More from Vanessa Craft, who is moving to Elle Canada to run the beauty section at the magazine.

St. Joseph Media-published Toronto Life has announced the addition of Kevin Naulls as associate online editor. Naulis will be taking the lead on’s style blog, The Goods. He most recently worked at Sun Media, but is widely known as the writer of men's style blog Dressed for Dinner.

Malcolm Johnston is joining Toronto Life as associate editor. Johnston most recently worked as executive editor at Post City magazines.

Peter Saltsman has been announced as the new assistant editor at Toronto Life. Saltsman recently worked as an editor at the National Post.

Tracy Ma has joined Toronto Life as junior designer. Ma worked with the magazine on contract last summer during its redesign and most recently worked at Leo Burnett Canada.

Alicia Androich has joined Rogers-published Marketing magazine as staff writer. Androich most recently worked at fellow Rogers title Canadian Grocer as assistant editor.

Still at Canadian Grocer, Vanessa Peters has been promoted to sales director at the magazine. Peters joined the magazine as a senior account director in 2005.

Eye Weekly has hired longtime writer and “web ninja” Rob Duffy as assistant online editor at the magazine.

Also at Eye Weekly, Danielle Groen is joining the team as senior staff writer. Groen most recently worked as senior editor at Elle Canada and last year was named Best New Magazine Writer at the National Magazine Awards.

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