Koca swaps Toronto Star for Canadian politics channel CPAC

Irem Koca will join Canada’s 24/7 Politics TV CPAC as a producer of “Prime Time Politics.” She joins from The Toronto Star, where she recently worked as a journalist. Previously, Koca freelanced for Reuters, tracking broadcast, press and social media sources in Turkish. She also prepared daily news roundups and monitored all major events, served […]

Postmedia Network, Toronto Star parent end merger deal as talks fall apart

The following excerpt was sent out from cbc.ca: Talks to combine two of the biggest newspaper publishers in Canada have fallen apart. Postmedia Network Canada Corp. and Nordstar Capital LP — the majority owner of The Toronto Star and dozens of other smaller newspapers under the Metroland banner — announced late last month that they had entered non-binding […]

Toronto Star makes a promotion, appoints new editor

Toronto Star’s editor Irene Gentle has been named vice-president of inclusion and strategic partnerships for Torstar and will be moving to her new post next month. She will be succeeded by veteran journalist Anne Marie Owens as editor. Gentle has been with the newspaper for more than 9 years. She joined as a business editor and […]