Canadian Magazine Industry News
11 July 2013,     TORONTO
COPA 2013: Meet the judges
The Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA) call for judges is closed. Below, we'll take a look at how the 2013 panel is shaping up so far. Don't forget, entries to the COPAs are due next Friday, July 19.

This year's panel will be as impressive as ever, featuring 60 renowned experts in advertising, art direction, broadcast, digital, newspapers, magazines and web design. Check below for a partial list and stay tuned for more updates as the panel fills out.

For photos and full bios, plus the latest additions, head over to the COPA website.

COPA is coming!
COPA 2013 is coming!

COPA 2013 Judges:
  • Alanna Glicksman, digital marketing and community manager, MasterCard Canada
  • Anders Knudsen, creative director, RedPoint Media & Marketing Solutions
  • Andrew Yates, senior producer of community and social media, CBC News
  • Bill Mickey, editorial director, Folio: magazine
  • Bruno Boutot, consultant on web strategy, media, e-commerce and online communities
  • Caroline Bishop, freelance creative director
  • Charlene Rooke, group editor, Globe Edge (The Globe and Mail)
  • Charles Lim, digital director, Spafax; design director, Sparksheet
  • Chris Skinner, head of digital, CTV
  • Dan Levy, editor, Sparksheet
  • Dave Jaffer, writer, teacher, digital media; MacLaren McCann
  • Deborah Hall, Digital Day chairperson, Marketing Magazine and the CMA
  • Dominique Jerry-Shore, journalist, Influence Communications researcher
  • Duncan Clark, vice-president of strategic initiatives, Postmedia Labs
  • Emma Woolley, writer and advocate; community manager, The Phuse
  • Erica Kirkland, editor, Retail News
  • Florence Butihen, integrated account manager, ZenithOptimedia
  • Gail J. Cohen, editor-in-chief, Canadian Lawyer, InHouse, 4Students and Law Times, the Legal Feeds blog
  • Gary Graves, executive producer, CBC News Online
  • Gavin Adamson, assistant professor, Ryerson University
  • Haig Tossounian, vice-president, Access Strategic Design & Communications
  • Holly Pateman, vice-president of marketing, Canada Wide Media
  • Ian Kilvert, marketing communications, owner of GetSET
  • Irene Fu, web architect, Toronto District School Board
  • Jean Snow, executive director, Pecha Kucha; The Magaziner
  • Kerry Powell, director of digital products, the Edmonton Journal
  • Leah Sandals, online editor, Canadian Art
  • Leo Charbonneau, editor; blogger, Margin Notes
  • Lucie Dumas, vice-president content, group publisher of TVA Publications
  • Monique Savin, freelance lifestyle writer and digital publisher, author
  • Niel Hiscox, president, Universus Media Group Inc.
  • Patrick Walsh, editor-in-chief and brand manager, Outdoor Canada
  • Philippe Gohier, managing editor (digital), L'actualité
  • Shane Schick, technology columnist, Yahoo Canada; editor-at-large, IT World Canada; editor, Allstream’s expertIP; editor, FierceDeveloper
  • Vanessa Wyse, creative director, The Grid
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Haven't submitted your work to the COPAs yet? Enter now online.

The Canadian Online Publishing Awards are presented by Masthead, and will be held in November in downtown Toronto.

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