MastheadOnline News RSS http://www.mastheadonline.com/rss/news.php MastheadOnline RSS en-us Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:27:20 EDT Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:24:57 EST http://www.mastheadonline.com circulation@masthead.ca webmaster@northisland.ca Megaphone's executive director steps down http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160830626.shtml Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:41:05 EST Sean Condon Megaphone magazine’s executive director has announced that he is leaving the publication for a position with the Vancity Community Foundation. For ten years Sean Condon worked at the helm of Megaphone, a magazine sold in Victoria and Vancouver by homeless and low-income vendors. Megaphone is published monthly by the not-for-profit Street Corner Media Foundation, which vendors buy for 75 cents and sell the magazine for $2. SABEW announces 2016-2017 board members http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160829762.shtml Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:39:09 EST The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) Canada have announced its new board members for the 2016-2017 season. Members are made up of journalists from across Canada, who will oversee the day-to-day operations of SABEW Canada, which includes hosting social events, speaking sessions and workshops to promote Canadian journalism. HELLO! Celebrates 10th anniversary at TIFF http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160825851.shtml Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:59:40 EST   HELLO! Canada is celebrating its 10th anniversary during the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) with a red carpet cocktail soiree on Sept. 11, at the Thompson Toronto. Frank mag to fight publication ban breach charge http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160819744.shtml Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:26:17 EST Frank magazine’s managing editor Andrew Douglas, has been accused of breaching a publication ban. He published a story on Christopher Garnier, a man who faces a second-degree murder charge, using information he received from a leaked document.  The Kit Compact goes national http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160816760.shtml Tue, 16 Aug 2016 18:45:45 EST May 2016 issue of The Kit Compact The Kit Compact, which launched in September 2015, is expanding its demographic beyond Toronto, and will now be distributed in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa. Circulation will now reach 125,000 readers and each issue will feature local content. “I’m delighted that The Kit Compact is going national,” Laura deCarufel, editor-in-chief of The Kit, said. Discover the outdoors with Canadian Rockies Annual http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160816695.shtml Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:05:15 EST   Alberta’s Crowfoot Media has published a new mountain culture magazine entitled Canadian Rockies Annual. The publication combines design, storytelling and striking visuals to take readers on a journey through the Canadian Rockies’ cultural landscape. "We hope readers will gain a newfound love, appreciation or fascination for our little corner of the planet,” editor-in-chief Meghan J. Ward, said.  Weddingbells launches bridal show http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160811678.shtml Thu, 11 Aug 2016 11:45:35 EST   Weddingbells magazine has announced it will own and produce Unveiled: The Weddingbells Show, a bridal show to take place on January 20, 2017 at the Arcadian Court in Toronto. Weddingbells is calling the Unveiled an all encompassing experience for bridal parties, that will incorporate editorial exposure and experiences to serve consumers and vendors. Vividata Q1 study released http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160808801.shtml Mon, 8 Aug 2016 11:19:35 EST Vividata has released its 2016-Q1 study, revealing that while readership has not changed, its ability to measure digital readership with greater accuracy and timely reporting has. The audience measurement resource, surveyed 38,000 consumers across Canada from April 2015-March 2016 for the results. Reports on 113 publications shows how consumers use print and digital media. The data is collected through a rolling 52-week survey and released quarterly. St. Joseph Media adds to its women's group http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160805816.shtml Fri, 5 Aug 2016 19:24:57 EST Photo cred: Style at Home St. Joseph Media continues to make changes to its team, this time appointing Kelly Whitelock to the newly created position of GM advertising sales, women’s group. Whitelock will oversee advertising sales for the St. Joseph portfolio of women’s brands across all digital and mobile platforms, including FASHION, Men’s FASHION, Weddingbells, Mariage Quebec, Glow, Pure and Canadian Family.   She will have oversight of all national and retail sales teams and territories across Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Montreal and New York, with the goal of driving advertiser opportunities and revenue growth. Alberta Magazine Awards judges needed http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160804775.shtml Thu, 4 Aug 2016 11:18:09 EST The Alberta Magazine Publishers Association, producers of the Alberta Magazine Awards, is seeking writers, editors, art directors, designers, publishers, illustrators, photographers and digital creators to judge its 2016-17 program. NOW Magazine's co-founder resigns http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160729708.shtml Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:18:30 EST  NOW founders Alice Klein and Michael Hollett Michael Hollett, editor and publisher of NOW Magazine has announced his resignation. Hollett co-founded NOW in 1981. He will now focus on running the North by Northeast (NXNE) music festival. He is the NXNE president and managing director.  “NXNE took huge strides in 2016 and I am committed to building on this growth for 2017 and beyond with exciting ideas I look forward to sharing with all of you soon,” Hollett in a statement. Report on Business appoints editor http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160729662.shtml Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:50:55 EST   Report on Business (ROB) magazine has appointed Duncan Hood as its editor and director of features. Hood joined the Globe last year, as deputy director of editorial products for ROB, responsible for reworking the Globe’s strategy for editorial newsletters and the launch of the Globe Investor newsletter. He has spent his career in various senior editorial positions at Maclean’s, Canadian Business and MoneySense magazine. Two new appointments at St. Joseph Media http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160726765.shtml Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:24:44 EST   St.Joseph Media has announced two new appointments to its organization. Noreen Flanagan has been appointed as the editor-in-chief of FASHION magazine. Flanagan will oversee content and brand strategy across all brand platforms, print, digital, social, video and branded events. New publisher for PETS Magazine http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160726682.shtml Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:22:28 EST   Dorman Sales & Marketing has acquired PETS Magazine, from Simmons Publishing Ltd. The magazine features information on pet health and wellness and will now undergo an overhaul, which includes a fresh website and digital strategy, expanded partnerships and wider circulation. It is currently distributed through veterinary clinics and has a readership of more than 70,000. The EAT Journal launches in Victoria http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160722797.shtml Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:10:18 EST   Pacific Island Gourmet Publishing, publishers of EAT Magazine, is launching a new magazine entitled The EAT Journal. Printed on high quality, heavy, matte stock, The EAT Journal retails for $12 and is available in select bookstores, retail spaces, restaurants and online. The magazine will give readers a look into the unique food landscape in Victoria and Vancouver Island.