TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Postmedia Network Inc. (“Postmedia”) today announced the appointment of Rob Roberts to the position of Editor in Chief of the National Post.
Roberts began his career in radio and moved to print journalism with editorial positions at newspapers in Halifax, Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto. He was on the inaugural team as a copy editor at the launch of the National Post. He rose through the ranks at the Post to become national editor and executive producer, news, until leaving in 2015 to head the Atlantic bureau of the Canadian Press.
“Rob brings great news sense and a deep understanding of the Post’s identity to this role,” said Lucinda Chodan, Senior Vice President, Content, Postmedia. “Because he was part of the Day One team, he is highly familiar with the thought-provoking, conservative vision that has earned the Post a strong and engaged national audience.”
Rob Roberts joins the National Post on Aug. 6.
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