National Observer announces new managing editor

Laurie Few has been named managing editor at the National Observer, based in the Toronto office.

Formerly executive producer of the Global News current affairs show 16×9, Few is an award-winning investigative journalist who spent 19 years at CTV producing W5 and Goldhawk Fights Back.

Most recently Few served as director of digital and creative content at CPAC where she launched Perspective with Alison Smith. Few’s hiring marks the launch of “a new and exciting phase of producing award-winning public-benefit journalism,” according to a statement from editor-in-chief and CEO Linda Solomon Wood.

The National Observer is also a new member with News Media Canada.