Grace Peacock has been promoted to editor in chief at Metroland Media Group’s Toronto division. In her new role, she will be responsible for directing the editorial strategy for nine community newspapers in the GTA, and will also oversee the insidetoronto.com news site.
Peacock has been with Metroland as managing editor for the past eight years. Earlier this year, she was awarded Editor of the Year by the Ontario Community Newspapers Association.
“We’re fortunate to have a journalist of Grace’s calibre leading our Toronto news team,” Metroland Media vice-president Dana Robbins, Metroland Central region group publisher, said in a statement. “She’s a passionate, innovative journalist who cares about the communities we serve. I know our readers will be well served by her leadership.”