Ontario Community Newspapers Association welcomes new CEO

News Media Canada wishes to extend a warm welcome to Ronda Parkes, who has been named the new CEO of the Ontario Community Newspapers Association (OCNA).

Parkes served in senior leadership teams for more than 15 years. Prior to joining OCNA, Parkes most recently served as the chief brand officer with the Canadian Chiropractic Association. In that role she was responsible for ensuring the organization’s key messages, brand, image and engagement strategies.

Parkes replaces outgoing CEO Caroline Medwell, who has announced she will be retiring. Her last day is Feb. 11. We wish her well in her next chapter!