Staff changes at the Toronto Star

The Toronto Star has announced 10 new staff hires at the newsroom as it prepares for the launch of its new tablet edition.

Joining the tablet department are: designers Edward Chu and Jen O’Dowd; tablet producers Jarrett Churchill and David Washbur; visuals specialist Jessica Darmanin and Sharon Hockin, who will serve as a part-time executive/administrative assistant.

Postmedia’s Raymond Beauchemin is joining the Toronto Star’s production desk as team editor.

Stephen Spencer Davis and Ben Spurr are joining the Star’s city desk.

Finally, former QP Briefing reporter David Weisz is joining the digital team as a digitial producer.

Source: J-Source