Editorial staff changes at the Toronto Star

The Toronto Star has announced a number of editorial staff changes as it expands its tablet team.

Julie Carl is joining the newsroom team as the deputy city editor. Carl is currently associate editor for reader engagement at the Winnipeg Free Press and has also worked at the Fredericton Daily Gleaner as opinion page editor and the London Free Press as city editor.

Christine Loureiro, current editor-in-chief of The Kit, has been appointed as the new Entertainment Editor.

Andrew Waugh is leaving his assistant editor post at Postmedia to become the Star’s news editor. Waugh previously served in a number of roles at the Halifax Chronicle Herald.

Jim Bray will become the team editor for the sports section he was previously the sports editor for the National Post for 12 years and worked as a sports reporter for the Ottawa Citizen.

Anne Hewitt, who has been with the paper since 1990, has been promoted from her position as part-time page editor at the Star to the role of World Editor.

Marie Sutherland is stepping into a new role as deputy news editor. She has been with the Star since 2007 and previously worked as an editor at the Waterloo Region Record and the Cambridge Reporter.

Finally, the Fadi Yaacoub is starting in his new role as director of editorial design for the Star’s tablet edition.

Source: J-Source