OLD Media Moves

Freeman named business editor of Canadian Press

August 1, 2017

Posted by Chris Roush

Sunny Freeman
Sunny Freeman

Business journalist Sunny Freeman has been hired as business editor of the Canadian Press, the news service headquartered in Toronto.

She replaces Jeffrey Hodgson, who left a month ago for a job at the CPP Investment board.

For the past 10 months, she has been covering the resources beat — mining, forestry and marijuana — for the Financial Post.

Freeman has previously been a national business correspondent for The Huffington Post and worked on The Toronto Star’s business news desk.

Freeman also worked previously as a business reporter/editor at The Canadian Press, where she focused on real estate, personal finance and retail, and did a one-year stint as an intern at The Star in 2008-09. Freeman also interned at the Vancouver Sun.

Freeman has degrees from Western University and the University of British Columbia. And she has been involved in the Society of American Business Editors and Writers organization in Canada.

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